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Mountain Lakes Gearhart Mountain Red Buttes Siskiyou Marble Mountain Lava Beds Mt. Shasta Russian Castle Crags Thousand Lakes Trinity Alps Chanchelulla Caribou Lassen Volcanic North Fork Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Snow Mountain Ishi Bucks Lake Granite Chief South Warner Mt. Rose High Rock Canyon Little High Rock Canyon High Rock Lake Calico Mountains East Fork High Rock Canyon Pahute Peak Black Rock Desert Desolation North Black Rock Range Mount Lassic King Range South Fork Eel River Yuki Sanhedrin Cache Creek Cedar Roughs Rocks and Islands

Original map prepared by the National Atlas of the United States of America ® (August 2004). Additional data for subsequently designated wilderness areas has been added by the staff.

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State Fast Facts

State acres: 100,206,720
Acres of wilderness: 14,964,334
Wildernesses: 149

Largest wilderness: Death Valley Wilderness
Smallest wilderness: Rocks and Islands Wilderness
Managing agencies: BLM, FWS, FS, NPS

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Map Legend
BLM wilderness - dark yellow Bureau of Land Management Wilderness
BLM non wilderness - light yellow Bureau of Land Management NON-Wilderness
FWS wilderness - dark orange Fish & Wildlife Service Wilderness
FWS non wilderness - light orange Fish & Wildlife Service NON-Wilderness
FS wilderness - dark green Forest Service Wilderness
FS non wilderness - light green Forest Service NON-Wilderness
NPS wilderness - dark purple National Park Service Wilderness
NPS non wilderness - light purple National Park Service NON-Wilderness
Roads - red Major Roads
Ferry routes (AK only) - blue Ferry Routes (AK)

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