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Cottonwood Point Wilderness, UT

Bureau of Land Management

Overview


This wilderness area is in Arizona (contiguous to the 44,531 acre Canaan Mountain Wilderness in Utah designated in 2009).

The Cottonwood Point Wilderness (6,860 acres) in Arizona, is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. In 1984, the Cottonwood Point 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.

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.

Recreational Activities:

  • WILDERNESS

Address:

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

Directions:

Arizona Strip Field Office 345 Riverside Drive St. George, UT 84790

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