Cottonwood Point Wilderness

Description:

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:Plan Ahead and PrepareTravel and Camp on Durable SurfacesDispose of Waste ProperlyLeave What You FindMinimize Campfire ImpactsRespect WildlifeBe Considerate of Other VisitorsRegulations: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.

Directions:

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

Phone:

(435) 688-3200

Email:

BLM_AZ_ASDOWEB@blm.gov

Address:

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

Activities:

Wilderness

Organization:

BLM - Bureau of Land Management

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