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SHOSHONE WILDERNESS STUDY AREA
The Shoshone WSA consists of a recent lava flow. Pressure ridges, blisters, subsidence craters and other volcanic features are common in the WSA.
In Idaho, BLM manages nearly 7,000 acres of public lands in the Shoshone Wilderness Study Area. The rugged volcanic features and desert environment of this area provide accessible opportunities for primitive day hiking.
The Shoshone WSA is easily accessible from numerous areas near Shoshone, Idaho. Visitors should consult a map to identify access points and private property, and expect rugged hiking through lava-blister type terrain.