The barren hills in the Mecca Hills Wilderness Area create an interesting pattern across this desert landscape.
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Wilderness Areas


 

Wilderness Area Name

Size in Acres 
(Federal only)

Public Law 
Number

Designation Date

 Aqua Tibia 539 111-11  03/30/2009
 Beauty Mountain 15,628 111-11 03/30/2009
 Big Maria Mountains 45,384 103-433 10/31/1994
 Chuckwalla Mountains  99,548

 103-433 ; 111-11

 10/31/1994 ; 3/30/2009
 Little Chuckwalla Mountains 28,034 103-433 10/31/1994
 Mecca Hills 26,243 103-433 10/31/1994
 Orocopia Mountains 50,960 103-433 ; 111-11 10/31/1994 ; 3/30/2009
 Otay Mountain 16,893 106-145 12/09/1999
 Palen/McCoy 236,488 103-433 ; 111-11 10/31/1994 ; 3/30/2009
 Rice Valley 41,777 103-433 10/31/1994
 Riverside Mountains 24,004 103-433 10/31/1994
 San Gorgonio 39,233 103-433 10/31/1994
 Santa Rosa 58,878 103-433 ; 111-11 10/31/1994 ; 3/20/2009


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Palm Springs - South Coast Field Office
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