Becky Peak Wilderness

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Becky Peak Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Becky Peak Wilderness
Map showing the location of Becky Peak Wilderness
Location White Pine County, Nevada, United States
Nearest city McGill, Nevada
Coordinates 39°59′07″N 114°35′06″W / 39.98528°N 114.58500°W / 39.98528; -114.58500Coordinates: 39°59′07″N 114°35′06″W / 39.98528°N 114.58500°W / 39.98528; -114.58500
Area 18,119 acres (7,332 ha)
Established December 20, 2006
Governing body U.S. Bureau of Land Management

Becky Peak Wilderness is a 18,119-acre (7,332 ha) wilderness area in White Pine County, in the U.S. state of Nevada. Located north of the town of Mcgill, the Wilderness was created by the White Pine County Conservation, Recreation and Development Act of 2006 and is administered by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.[1]

Located at the northern end of the Schell Creek Range, vegetation in the Wilderness consists primarily of desert brush and grass at the lower elevations and a scattering of pinyon pine and juniper stands on the upland slopes of Becky Peak and surrounding hillsides.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Bald Mountain Wilderness". Friends of Nevada Wilderness. Retrieved 2008-12-14.
  2. ^ Becky Peak Wilderness - Nevada BLM

External links

  • Becky Peak Wilderness Area - BLM page
  • "Scientists Voice Their Overwhelming Support for Wilderness Designations in White Pine County, Nevada". The Wilderness Society. Archived from the original on 2007-08-07. Retrieved 2008-12-14.

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