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Beaver Dam Mountain Wilderness Area- Encompassing 19,600 acres, this wilderness area contains rugged mountain ridges and gently sloping alluvial plains. Wilderness areas are, by definition, untrammeled by man and possess opportunities for solitude and primitive, unconfined recreation.
Cottonwood Point Wilderness Area- This 6,500 acre wilderness is part of an impressive Navajo sandstone plateau overlooking the lonely Arizona Strip country to the south. Wilderness areas are, by definition, untrammeled by man and possess opportunities for solitude and primitive, unconfined recreation.
Grand Wash Cliffs Wilderness Area- This 12-mile stretch of the Grand Wash Cliffs contains 36,300 acres of wild and remote territory. Wilderness areas are, by definition, untrammeled by man and possess opportunities for solitude and primitive, unconfined recreation.
Kanab Creek Wilderness Area- The Kanab Creek Wilderness lies in the southwestern corner of the North Kaibab Ranger District and abuts the western edge of the Kaibab Plateau. Kanab Creek is one of the major tributaries of the Colorado River on the north side of the Grand Canyon.
Mount Trumbull Wilderness- Mt. Trumbull is a large, basalt-capped mesa with slopes dominated by pinyon pine and juniper trees interspersed with groves of aspen and Gambel oak.
Mt. Logan Wilderness Area- Mt. Logan is a 14,600 acre area on the Uinkaret mountain range. Wilderness areas are, by definition, untrammeled by man and possess opportunities for solitude and primitive, unconfined recreation.
Paiute Wilderness Area- The Virgin Mountains form the backbone of this 84,700-acre wilderness. Wilderness areas are, by definition, untrammeled by man and possess opportunities for solitude and primitive, unconfined recreation.
Paria Canyon -Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness- Nationally known for its beauty and slot canyons, 3,500 foot deep Paria Canyon has towering walls streaked with desert varnish. Wilderness areas are, by definition, untrammeled by man and possess opportunities for solitude and primitive, unconfined recreation.

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Description - The Strip is comprised of 3.2 million acres of land north of the Grand Canyon and south of the Utah State line. This vast acreage is managed for many resource values and supports a variety of overlapping uses. Recreation opportunities in such areas as Paria Canyon and Coyote Buttes abound and are becoming more and more the focus of management.

There are eight Wilderness Areas on the BLM portions of the Arizona Strip, offering incredible scenic beauty in diverse landscape settings. Pariah Canyon and Coyote Bluffs area are two areas to visit.

Recreation - Whether you own a motor home, a back pack, a horse or a four-wheel drive vehicle, the Strip has a place for you to escape. Hiking, Backpacking, climbing, seasonal boating, and rock hounding. Backcountry hiking and backpacking opportunities are found throughout the Strip, especially in our Wilderness Areas and on the Arizona Trail. Public lands throughout the area are open for primitive camping. You can camp just about anywhere you want, with some limitations.

Climate - The climate of Arizona is as diverse as it's National Parks and Monuments. The higher elevations receive more precipitation, some in the form of snow during the winter months. The mountainous areas experience cooler temperatures with cold winter months. Dress in layers for your travels in this state of varying layers and be prepared for cool temperatures in high elevations. Little rain falls in this area so be prepared with plenty of drinking water.

Location - The Arizona Strip is located in the northwest region of the state of Arizona. The Strip borders Nevada and Utah and runs for most of the northern region of Arizona.


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Contact Information:
Arizona Strip BLM District, 345 E. Riverside Drive , St George, UT, 84790, Phone: 435-688-3200, Fax: 435-688-3258

Additional Information:
Arizona BLM Lands - The BLM administers 14.2 million acres of public lands in Arizona. They offer a wide range of recreational activities, including hiking, mountain biking, rock hounding, hunting, nature study, camping, off-highway vehicle exploration and boating.
Grand Canyon Country - Grand Canyon Country encompasses northwestern Arizona. It features Grand Canyon National Park, Kaibab National Forest, and Slide Rock State Park. Flagstaff is the largest city in the region.

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BLM Arizona - Official BLM Arizona Site

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