Rockpile Mountain Wilderness

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Rockpile Mountain Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Rockpile Mountain Wilderness
Map showing the location of Rockpile Mountain Wilderness
Location Madison County, Missouri, USA
Nearest city Fredericktown, MO
Coordinates 37°25′31″N 90°25′17″W / 37.425278°N 90.421389°W / 37.425278; -90.421389Coordinates: 37°25′31″N 90°25′17″W / 37.425278°N 90.421389°W / 37.425278; -90.421389
Area 4,238 acres (1,715 ha)
Established 1980
Governing body U.S. Forest Service

The Rockpile Mountain Wilderness is a wilderness area in the U.S. state of Missouri in Mark Twain National Forest. It takes its name from an ancient circle of granite rock, piled by some earlier man on top of the mountain.[1] It is located in Madison County, Missouri southeast of Bell Mountain and southwest of Fredericktown, Missouri. The area is primarily a broken ridge, having steep rocky slopes running from Little Grass Mountain on the north to the National Forest boundary four miles to the south.[2]

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  1. ^ "Rock Pile Mountain Wilderness". Mark Twain National Forest, U.S. Forest Service. Retrieved 14 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rockplie Mountain Wilderness". Wilderness.net. Retrieved 14 June 2012.