U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
 
Wee Thump Joshua Tree Wilderness Area
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Wee Thump Wilderness Map

South McCullough, Wee Thump, Joshua Tree Wilderness Management Plan

6,050 acres

Where: 45 miles south of Las Vegas

Access: Nevada State Highway 384 adjoins the southern boundary of the area

Terrain: The area is gently sloping desert plateau with elevations ranging from 1,275 - 1,500 feet.

Habitat type: Dense Joshua tree woodland with a bunch grass understory

Special Features:

• The area provides easy access to an outstanding example of a Joshua tree woodland.

• Birds sighted in the area include the gilded flicker, which is only known to occur in Nevada at this location.


 
Last updated: 02-01-2011