Calico Mountains Wilderness


Calico Mountains Wilderness

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name = Calico Mountains
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category = Wilderness



image_caption = BLM map of the Black Rock-High Rock NCA and 10 wilderness areas including Calico Mountains Wilderness
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state = Nevada
region = Black Rock Desert
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location = Humboldt County
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established = 2000
date = December 21
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public = Open to the public. BLM wilderness rules apply - mechanized travel prohibited.
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map_caption = location of Calico Mountains Wilderness in Nevada cite gnis|2035079|Calico Mountains Wilderness]
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Calico Mountains Wilderness is a U S Wilderness Area in Nevada under the Bureau of Land Management. It is located in the Calico Mountains. [cite web
title = BLM Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area
publisher = Bureau of Land Management
url = http://www.nv.blm.gov/Winnemucca/blackrock/BRHR_background.htm
accessdate = 2007-12-30
]

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.

See also

*Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area

References

External links

* [http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=wildView&WID=94 Calico Mountains Wilderness page at Wilderness.net]


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