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Big Jacks Creek Wilderness

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General Trip Planning Information

Visitors should take proper precautions when visiting this harsh, remote environment. Cell phone coverage is unlikely. There are no recreation facilities and limited signage. Recreationists are encouraged to explore off the beaten path and camping is allowed in non-designated areas on BLM land.

Recreational Opportunities

Excellent opportunities to hike, fish, photography, view nature, star gazing, hunt big and small game, backpacking, ride horses, and/or disperse camp.

Climate and Special Equipment Needs

Best times to visit are spring and fall months for consistent weather. Roads to access wilderness area may become impassable during winter. Remember to bring lots of water regardless of season as there is little shade in the desert environment.

Safety and Current Conditions

To ensure a safe trip, visitors should arrive prepared with proper equipment, maps, compasses, clothing, and knowledge of the general area and weather conditions.




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