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Kanab Creek Wilderness, UT

Bureau of Land Management

Overview


This Wilderness is in Arizona - jointly administered by FS and BLM.

The Kanab Creek Wilderness (70,460 acres) in Arizona is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. In 1984, the Kanab Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. Please follow the regulations in place for this area, and use Leave No Trace techniques when visiting to ensure protection of its unique natural and experiential qualities. How to follow the seven standard Leave No Trace principles differs in different parts of the country (desert vs. Rocky Mountains). Click on any of the principles listed below to learn more about how they apply..

How to follow the seven standard Leave No Trace principles differs in different parts of the country (desert vs. Rocky Mountains). Click on any of the principles listed below to learn more about how they apply.

Leave No Trace principles:

  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
  3. Dispose of Waste Properly
  4. Leave What You Find
  5. Minimize Campfire Impacts
  6. Respect Wildlife
  7. Be Considerate of Other Visitors

Regulations:
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.

One parcel of land at the confluence of Snake Gulch with Kanab Creek is private land. Please respect the property rights of the owner and do not cross or use these lands without permission.

Contact Information:

NORTH KAIBAB RANGER DISTRICT
430 S MAIN STREET
PO BOX 248
FREDONIA, AZ 86022
Phone: 928-643-7395
Office Hours M-F 8-5

Recreational Activities:

  • WILDERNESS

Address:

Arizona Strip District
345 East Riverside Drive
St. George,UT, 84790
Phone: (435) 688-3200
Email: BLM_AZ_ASDOWEB@blm.gov
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