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Baker Canyon Wilderness Study Area, AZ

Bureau of Land Management


The Baker Canyon Wilderness Study Area (4,812 acres) in Arizona, is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. The Wilderness Study Area lies 30 miles east of Douglas, Arizona in Cochise County and is unusually rich in wildlife. It is part of a wildlife corridor connecting ecosystems in Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico. Bird life is extraordinary with unusual species of hummingbirds, trogons, and turkey, among others. The Wilderness Study Area is also home to a variety of animal species including bats, coatimundi, Coues' white-tailed deer, bobcat, mountain lion, and several species of bats. Motorized equipment and equipment used for mechanical transport are generally prohibited on all federal lands designated as wilderness. This includes the use of motor vehicles (including OHVs), motorboats, bicycles, hang gliders, wagons, carts, portage wheels, and the landing of aircraft including helicopters Contact the agency for more information about regulations. Public Access is not available across private lands adjacent to the Wilderness Study Area. Please respect the property rights of the owners and do not cross or use these lands without the landowner's permission.

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Safford Field Office
711 14th Avenue
Phone: (928) 348-4400


Public Access is not available across private lands adjacent to the Wilderness Study Area. For more details on access, contact the BLM Safford Field Office. helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
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