Services, Getting There
Hikes & Trails
USGS topo: Wagner Springs, Mud Meadow, High Rock Lake, McConnel Canyon & Double Hot Springs. See also BLM's Winnemucca Field Office Northeastern Recreation Guide. DeLorme Gazetteer: pages 18, 19, 26 & 27.
Map of High Rock Lake Wilderness (PDF)
Wilderness Area Status
Designated Wilderness Area
Managing Agency: Bureau of Land Management
This wilderness is named for High Rock Lake located in its northwest corner. The Applegate-Lassen National Historic Trail passes through the northern part of this wilderness. Many of the 1849 emigrants to Oregon and California passed this way, and the scenery remains much the same as it was over a century ago.
This wilderness is a component of the Bureau of Land Management's National Conservation Lands.
Wildlife: Snowy Plover, American Avocet, Black-necked Stilt, Sagebrush Vole, Sage Sparrow, Sage Thrasher, Sagebrush Lizard, Common Side-blotched Lizard, Western Fence Lizard, Skilton
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