Paiute Wilderness

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Paiute Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Virgin Mountains-Paiute Wilderness.JPG
Location Mohave County, Arizona, USA
Nearest city Mesquite, Nevada
Coordinates 36°48′24″N 113°49′08″W / 36.806645°N 113.818852°W / 36.806645; -113.818852Coordinates: 36°48′24″N 113°49′08″W / 36.806645°N 113.818852°W / 36.806645; -113.818852
Area 87,900 acres (355 km²)
Established 1984
Governing body Bureau of Land Management

The Paiute Wilderness is an 87,900 acre (355 km²) wilderness area located in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Arizona. The wilderness is administered by the Bureau of Land Management. The southern section of the wilderness lies within Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument, and is also managed by the BLM. Directly to the north, separated by Interstate Highway 15, lies the Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness.

A sign indicating the wilderness boundary

References[edit] Paiute Wilderness page, accessed August 25, 2010.

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