Calico Mountains Wilderness

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This article is about the wilderness area in Nevada. For other uses, see Calico Mountains.
Calico Mountains
Wilderness
BLM-Winnemucca-NCA-Map 1-01 reference.png
BLM map of the Black Rock-High Rock NCA and 10 wilderness areas including Calico Mountains Wilderness
Country United States
State Nevada
Region Black Rock Desert
Location Humboldt / Pershing counties, Nevada
 - elevation 2,085 m (6,841 ft)
 - coordinates 41°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
Founded 2000
Date December 21
Management Bureau of Land Management
For public Open to the public. BLM wilderness rules apply – mechanized travel prohibited.
Timezone Pacific (UTC-8)
 - summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Topo map USGS Donnelly Creek
location of Calico Mountains Wilderness in Nevada[1]

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