Woolsey Peak Wilderness Additions

Size: Approximately 33,523 acres

Nestled between the existing Woolsey Peak Wilderness and the Gila River, this unique area abounds with natural and cultural values.  The amazing Red Rock Canyon area virtually bristles with archaeological treasures while desert dwelling animals take full advantage of the close proximity of the Gila River.  The two new wilderness units in this area are carefully crafted to bring provide maximum protection while retaining access through the landscape.

Proposed Wilderness