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Natural Areas

  • Steptoe Valley WMA is a former working ranch from the early 1900s, encompassing about 12,700 acres includingCommins Lake, which was acquired by the state in 2001....
  • The Santa Rosa-Paradise Peak Wilderness is a protected wilderness area in the southern part of the Santa Rosa Range in Humboldt County, in northern Nevada in the western United States....
  • The Ruby Mountains Wilderness is a protected wilderness area in the Ruby Mountains of Elko County, in the northeast section of the state of Nevada in the western United States....
  • The Rainbow Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 25,111 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Nevada....
  • The Quinn Canyon Wilderness is a protected wilderness area in the Quinn Canyon Range of Nye County, in the central section of the state of Nevada in the western United States....
  • Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, established August 16, 1963, is located approximately 90 miles north of Las Vegas in Lincoln County, Nevada. Located within the Pacific Flyway, Pahranagat NWR was ...
  • The Mt. Rose Wilderness is a protected wilderness area in the Carson Range of Washoe County, in the northwesternU.S. state of Nevada. It is located between Lake Tahoe and Reno, Nevada....
  • The Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge (MVNWR) is a protected wildlife refuge administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, located in the Warm Springs Natural Area in the Moapa Valley of Cla...
  • The Grant Range Wilderness is a protected wilderness area in the Grant Range of Nye County, in the central section of the state of Nevada in the western United States....
  • Fallon National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1931 as a refuge and breeding ground for birds and wild animals....
  • The Desert National Wildlife Refuge was established May 20, 1936, and encompasses 1.5 million acres of the diverse Mojave Desert in southern Nevada. It is the largest National Wildlife Refuge in the l...
  • The Currant Mountain Wilderness is bordered on the north by the White Pine Range Wilderness, on the east by the Red Mountain Wilderness, and is administered by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest....
  • The Boundary Peak Wilderness now contains a total of 10,000 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Nevada....
  • Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, established June 18, 1984, is located approximately 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas in the Amargosa Valley of southern Nye County, Nevada....
  • The Arc Dome Wilderness is a protected wilderness area in the Toiyabe Range of Nye County, in the central section of the state of Nevada in the western United States....
  • Anaho Island Refuge is a rocky island that rises from the waters of Pyramid Lake in Washoe County, Nevada. The refuge was established for the benefit and protection of colonial nesting species and oth...
  • The Alta Toquima Wilderness now contains a total of 35,860 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Nevada....
  • The Table Mountain Wilderness is a protected wilderness area in the Monitor Range of Nye County in central section of the state of Nevada. It is the third largest wilderness area in the state...
  • The Stillwater Complex is made up of three refuges located within an 80 mile radius of Reno, in northern Nevada. Situated in the high desert, Stillwater NWRC offers a wide range of natural resources a...