Red Mountain Wilderness

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Red Mountain Wilderness (Nevada)
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
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Map showing the location of Red Mountain Wilderness (Nevada)
Map showing the location of Red Mountain Wilderness (Nevada)
Location White Pine / Nye counties, Nevada, USA
Nearest city Duckwater, Nevada
Coordinates 38°54′40″N 115°20′06″W / 38.911072°N 115.334873°W / 38.911072; -115.334873Coordinates: 38°54′40″N 115°20′06″W / 38.911072°N 115.334873°W / 38.911072; -115.334873
Area 20,490 acres (8,290 ha)
Established 2006
Governing body U.S. Forest Service

The Red Mountain Wilderness is a 20,490-acre (8,290 ha) wilderness area in southwestern White Pine County and northeastern Nye County, within the White Pine Range in the U.S. state of Nevada. The Wilderness lies within the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, administered by the U.S. Forest Service.[1]

Bordered by Currant Mountain Wilderness on the west, the Red Mountain Wilderness and White Pine Range Wilderness was created by the "White Pine County Conservation, Recreation and Development Act of 2006." It is characterized by volcanic red-orange hills and mountains covered with pinyon pine, limber pine, and bristlecone pine.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Red Mountain Wilderness - Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

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