The United States Congress designated the Cahuilla Mountain Wilderness (map
) in 2009 and it now has a total of 5,654 acres
All of this wilderness is located in California
and is managed by the Forest Service.
The Cahuilla Mountain Wilderness offers spectacular views of the historic Juan Bautista de Anza Trail, soaring peaks, and the vast desert landscape. Its chaparral covered slopes and forested mountaintop are home to mountain lion, mountain and California quail, and the rare red diamond rattlesnake.