West Clear Creek Wilderness

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West Clear Creek Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
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Location Yavapai / Coconino counties, Arizona, USA
Nearest city Camp Verde, Arizona
Coordinates 34°30′48″N 111°45′51.2″W / 34.51333°N 111.764222°W / 34.51333; -111.764222Coordinates: 34°30′48″N 111°45′51.2″W / 34.51333°N 111.764222°W / 34.51333; -111.764222
Area 15,238 acres (6,167 ha)
Established 1984
Governing body U.S. Forest Service
Eastern end of the West Clear Creek Wilderness

The West Clear Creek Wilderness is a 15,238-acre (6,167 ha) wilderness area in the U.S. state of Arizona. West Clear Creek is formed by the junction of Willow Creek and Clover Creek in the Mogollon Rim, which is part of the Colorado Plateau; the Mogollon Rim is the major part of the Arizona transition zone at the southwest of the Colorado Plateau of Utah-Colorado, Arizona-New Mexico. Located east of Camp Verde, the area is part of Coconino National Forest. Common activities in West Clear Creek are swimming, fishing (40 fishable miles), camping, backpacking, and hiking. A variety of plants and animals can be found year round, along with extremely cold water.

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