St Thomas Gap

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Wilderness Area Status

Lands with Wilderness Characteristics

Year Designated: Act or Law:

Acres: about 6,000

State Region: Southern Nevada

County: Clark   


Managing Agency: Bureau of Land Management Local District: Las Vegas Field Office Contact Info: (702) 515-5000 4701 North Torrey Pines Dr  Las Vegas, NV89130 Visit the website (will open a new window)

Area Description

This wilderness would protect about 6,000 acres of pristine desert tortoise habitat and natural scenery contiguous with the Million Hills Wilderness Study Area.  This low-rolling terrain provides spectacular opportunities for uninterrupted views of the best features of the Gold Butte Landscape and amazing vistas down into the Nevada portion of the Grand Canyon.