Lime Canyon Wilderness
Wilderness Area Status
Designated Wilderness Area
Year Designated: 2002
Act or Law: Clark County Conservation of Public Land and Natural Resources Act of 2002
State Region: Southern Nevada
County Regions: Clark
Bureau of Land Management
Local District: Las Vegas Field Office
Contact Info: (702) 515-5000
4701 North Torrey Pines Dr Las Vegas,
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Lime Canyon Wilderness is a land of alluvial and badlands formations, a hogback-like limestone ridge, deep rock drainages and wide, sandy washes. Lime Ridge and Lime Canyon have unique scenery due to faulting activity. The wilderness measures 13 miles long and 7 miles wide.
This wilderness is a component of the Bureau of Land Management's National Conservation Lands.
Vegetation is typical of the Mojave Desert, including cactus, creosote bush, annual grasses, Joshua trees and yucca plants.
The desert tortoise lives here.