LaVerkin Creek Wilderness

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LaVerkin Creek Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of LaVerkin Creek Wilderness
Map showing the location of LaVerkin Creek Wilderness
Location Washington County, Utah, USA
Nearest city Cedar City, UT
Coordinates 37°27′10″N 113°06′39″W / 37.452874848°N 113.110706292°W / 37.452874848; -113.110706292Coordinates: 37°27′10″N 113°06′39″W / 37.452874848°N 113.110706292°W / 37.452874848; -113.110706292[1]
Area 445 acres (1.8 km2)
Established March 30, 2009
Governing body Bureau of Land Management

LaVerkin Creek Wilderness is a 445-acre (1.8 km2) wilderness area in the US state of Utah. It was designated March 30, 2009, as part of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009. Located adjacent to the Kolob Canyons region of Zion National Park, it encompasses and protects the upper headwaters of LaVerkin Creek, a tributary of the Wild & Scenic Virgin River.[2] Another portion of the creek is protected by the Blackridge Canyon Wilderness. LaVerkin Creek Wilderness is bordered by the Zion Wilderness to the south.

See also

References

  1. ^ "LaVerkin Creek Wilderness Map". Wilderness.net. Retrieved 2011-08-13.
  2. ^ Virgin River, Utah Archived 2009-09-24 at the Wayback Machine. - National Wild and Scenic Rivers System

External links

  • LaVerkin Creek Wilderness - Wilderness.net
  • Map of wilderness areas in northeastern Washington County, Utah
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