Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area

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Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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Gila River in Gila Box
Map showing the location of Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area
Map showing the location of Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area
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LocationGraham and Greenlee counties, Arizona, United States
Nearest citySafford, Arizona
Coordinates32°55′19″N 109°29′02″W / 32.922°N 109.484°W / 32.922; -109.484Coordinates: 32°55′19″N 109°29′02″W / 32.922°N 109.484°W / 32.922; -109.484
Area23,000 acres (93 km2)
Established1990
Governing bodyBureau of Land Management
www.blm.gov/az/st/en/prog/blm_special_areas/ncarea/gbox.html

Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area is a National Conservation Area located along the Gila River in southern Graham and Greenlee counties in southeastern Arizona in the United States of America. Administered by the Bureau of Land Management, the conservation area is approximately 23,000 acres (93 km2) in size. Campgrounds and hiking trails are available. The section of the Gila River that flows through the Gila Box is popular with white-water rafters and kayakers.

The Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area is located 20 miles northeast of Safford, Arizona in Graham and Greenlee Counties.

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