Services, Getting There
Supplies: Las Vegas is 50 miles to the west.
Hikes & Trails
Wilderness Area Status
Designated Wilderness Area
Managing Agency: Bureau of Land Management
The Jumbo Springs area consists of the upper canyons of three major washes which drain from the edge of a plateau east toward Lake Mead. The canyons are rugged. Elevations range from 2,700 feet along the southeast side to a 4,700 foot ridge on the northern end. Low mountain brush species vegetate the land. Scenic views of Iceberg Canyon and the lower reaches of the Grand Canyon are visible from here. The wilderness measures 3.5 miles long by 1.5 miles wide. Known water sources are Cottonwood Spring and Sandstone Spring. This wilderness adjoins Temple Mesa.
This wilderness is a component of the Bureau of Land Management's National Conservation Lands.
Wildlife: banded Gila monster, verdin, canyon wren, peregrine falcon, cactus wren, Gambel
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