Services, Getting There
Hikes & Trails
USGS topo: McConnel Canyon & Butte Spring. See also BLM's Winnemucca Field Office Northeastern Recreation Guide. DeLorme Gazetteer: pages 18 & 26.
Wilderness Area Status
Designated Wilderness Area
Managing Agency: Bureau of Land Management
The heart of this area is Little High Rock Canyon, a wide and level meadow that has lots of grass and tules wetlands. Take the side canyon to climb up to the steppe.
This wilderness is a component of the Bureau of Land Management's National Conservation Lands.
Wildlife: Long-nosed Leopard Lizard, Zebra-tailed Lizard, Great Basin Rattlesnake, Gopher Snake, Mule Deer, Mountain Lion, Pronghorn, Bobcat, Desert Cottontail, Chukar, Great Horned Owl, Greater Sage-grouse
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