LaVerkin Creek Wilderness
|LaVerkin Creek Wilderness|
|Location||Washington County, Utah, USA|
|Nearest city||Cedar City, UT|
|Area||445 acres (1.8 km2)|
|Established||March 30, 2009|
|Governing body||Bureau of Land Management|
LaVerkin Creek Wilderness is a 445-acre (1.8 km2) wilderness area in the US state of Utah. It was designated March 30, 2009, as part of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009. Located adjacent to the Kolob Canyons region of Zion National Park, it encompasses and protects the upper headwaters of LaVerkin Creek, a tributary of the Wild & Scenic Virgin River. Another portion of the creek is protected by the Blackridge Canyon Wilderness. LaVerkin Creek Wilderness is bordered by the Zion Wilderness to the south.