National Conservation Area

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National Conservation Area is a designation for certain protected areas in the United States. National Conservation Areas are managed by the United States Bureau of Land Management under the National Landscape Conservation System. Restrictions vary between conservation areas but generally the areas are not leased or sold under mining laws and motorized vehicle use is restricted.

There are sixteen National Conservation Areas in the National Landscape Conservation System:

National conservation areas[edit]

Conservation Area BLM Acres State
Beaver Dam Wash 68,083 Utah
Black Rock Desert – High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails 799,165 Nevada
Dominguez-Escalante 209,610 Colorado
El Malpais 339,100 New Mexico
Fort Stanton – Snowy River Cave 24,950 New Mexico
Gila Box Riparian 21,767 Arizona
Gunnison Gorge 62,844 Colorado
King Range 57,288 California
Las Cienegas 35,280 Arizona
McInnis Canyons 122,300 Colorado
Red Cliffs 44,725 Utah
Red Rock Canyon 195,819 Nevada
San Pedro Riparian 55,495 Arizona
Sloan Canyon 48,438 Nevada
Snake River Birds of Prey 484,034 Idaho
Steese 1,208,624 Alaska


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