Mount Tipton Wilderness

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Mount Tipton Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Mount Tipton Wilderness
Map showing the location of Mount Tipton Wilderness
Location Mohave County, Arizona, USA
Nearest city Dolan Springs, Arizona
Coordinates 35°32′19″N 114°11′28″W / 35.53861°N 114.19111°W / 35.53861; -114.19111Coordinates: 35°32′19″N 114°11′28″W / 35.53861°N 114.19111°W / 35.53861; -114.19111
Area 30,760 acres (124 km2)
Established 1990
Governing body U.S. Bureau of Land Management

The Mount Tipton Wilderness is a 30,760-acre (124.5 km2) wilderness area in the U.S. state of Arizona. It is located in northwestern Arizona and comprises the north portion of the Cerbat Mountains; the Cerbat Mountains extend 23 miles (37 km) northwesterly from the northern edge of Kingman.

Mount Tipton at 7,148 feet (2,179 m) is the highest peak of the Mount Tipton Wilderness. The nearest access point to the wilderness is the Dolan Springs community located on the northwest flank of the Cerbat Mountains and directly west of the wilderness area. Five access routes are described for the wilderness.

Besides hiking trails during seasonally good weather, attractions of the wilderness are wild mustang horses. Besides the peak at Mount Tipton, the Cerbat Pinnacles is a rockscape attraction on the north of the Cerbat Mountains. Some vegetation species found in the wilderness are, a Ponderosa Pine stand on Mount Tipton; also pinon pine, manzanita, and ceanothus; this is part of a piñon-juniper woodland.

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