Alkali Draw WSA

The Alkali Draw WSA encompasses 16,990 acres of BLM-administered land and 640 acres of state land. The study area includes a portion of the Red Desert Area. Alkali Draw in the main drainage running eastwardly from the Bush Rim and Steamboat Mountain. A series of smaller draws creates a washboard topographic effect. Big sagebrush and grease wood are the principle vegetative species.

This area offers primitive and unconfined recreation such as hiking, horseback riding, camping, photography and sightseeing. Some small caves are found in the area and offer opportunity for recreation. The rims and cliff escarpments provide some non-technical climbing opportunities and challenging hikes. This is a fee-free area. Portions of the boundary road area ADA accessible.

Adventure is at Your Fingertips


The BLM welcomes you to explore, enjoy, and make positive memories from your outdoor experiences on America's public lands and waters. Please remember these are wide-open spaces and wildlands. Plan ahead and be aware of potential hazards. It is everyone's responsibility to take the necessary steps to minimize chances of becoming lost or injured on public lands.

When visiting public lands, please also practice Leave No Trace and Tread Lightly principles.

For other key advice on various recreation activities, please see the BLM's trip-planning tips. These helpful tips can help you make the most of your recreation experience. However, for more information about local conditions, regulations and recreation resources, there is no substitute for visiting the closest BLM office.




Geographic Coordinates

42.068423, -108.830291


State Highway 28 east from Farson 15 miles turn south on county road 4-21. In approximately 25 miles the county road will become the north boundary.