Gooding City of Rocks West Wilderness Study Area

Bureau of Land Management, Idaho.

In Idaho, BLM manages over 6,000 acres of public lands in the Gooding City of Rocks West Wilderness Study Area. This gently sloping prairie on the south face of the Bennett Hills includes canyons with basalt bluffs, arches, pillars and hoodoos. Shaded canyons support pockets of willows, aspen, cottonwood, serviceberry and chokecherry. Wildlife species include elk, deer, coyotes, bear, birds of prey and upland game birds.

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Located in Gooding County, Idaho within the Mount Bennett Hills rolling belt of foothills between the Sawtooth Mountains to the north and the Snake River Plain to the south.

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