Calico Mountains Wilderness

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Calico Mountains
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BLM map of the Black Rock-High Rock NCA and 10 wilderness areas including Calico Mountains Wilderness
Map showing the location of Calico Mountains
Map showing the location of Calico Mountains
location of Calico Mountains Wilderness in Nevada[1]
LocationBlack Rock Desert, Nevada, United States
Coordinates41°1′17.634″N 119°13′33.660″W / 41.02156500°N 119.22601667°W / 41.02156500; -119.22601667Coordinates: 41°1′17.634″N 119°13′33.660″W / 41.02156500°N 119.22601667°W / 41.02156500; -119.22601667
Elevation2,085 m (6,841 ft)
OperatorBureau of Land Management

Calico Mountains Wilderness is a U S Wilderness Area in Nevada under the Bureau of Land Management. It is located in the Calico Hills.[1][2]

Rockhounding, hunting, and dayhiking are in the wilderness. Photography of geologic formations and spring wildflowers is a pastime of local visitors. Box, Fly, and Cherry Creek Canyons provide a setting for day-hiking, backpacking, photography, wildlife and wild horse viewing opportunities. Hunting for mule deer, antelope, and game birds is popular in the area.

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  1. ^ a b "Calico Mountains Wilderness". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "BLM Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area". Bureau of Land Management. Archived from the original on 2007-07-03. Retrieved 2007-12-30. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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