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Granite Mountain Wilderness

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Size: 34,269 acres. Of the 34,269 acres, 3,008 acres are Forest Land, administered by BLM.

Location: East and South East of Mono Lake

Area Description :

Getting There :  Take Hwy 120 East from Hwy. 395  Travel appx. 65 miles on paved road.  Dirt 4wd touring routes will take off to the north for access to the southern sections of the wilderness area.

To access the northern part of the wilderness area, take Hwy 395 to Hwy 167 and head east for appx. 17 miles on paved road.  Dirt 4wd touring and technical roads lead south to the wilderness area.

Road conditions are subject to change, and dirt roads are not routinely maintained.

Additional Information :

Signs indicating "Wilderness" and "Closed Road" or "Closed Route" are placed at various intervals.  Vehicles can be parked outside the wilderness boundary; however, the boundary is set back 30 feet from unmaintained dirt roads and 300 feet on paved roads.

Mechanized or motorized vehicles are NOT PERMITTED in a wilderness.

Hunting, fishing, and non-commercial trapping are allowed under state and local laws.

Pet are allowed, but please keep your pets under control at all times.

Horses are permitted, however you may be required to carry feed.

Removal, disturbance, or attempting to remove archaelogical materials is a felony.  Selling, receiving, purchasing, transporting, exchanging or offering to do so is prohibited by law.

Public Law 111-11

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