The Highland Ridge Wilderness now contains a total of 68,627 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Nevada. In 2006 the Highland Ridge Wilderness...[more]
Highland Ridge Wilderness
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The Highland Ridge Wilderness is located in southeastern White Pine County approximately 20 miles south of Baker, Nevada; immediately south of Great Basin National Park. Access to the eastern side of the Highland Ridge Wilderness from Baker, Nevada is along state highway 487 to the southeast for 12 miles to USFS road 450. (This road will lead into Utah for several miles.) Turn right onto USFS 450. Continue along this road for approximately 5.5 miles. At this point you may turn left onto BLM road 4090 which heads south along the eastern side, or continue straight to access the northeastern boundary.
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