Fishhooks Wilderness


BLM Safford Field Office 711 14th Avenue Safford, AZ 85546

33.217899, -109.982614

Fishhooks Wilderness

The Fishhooks Wilderness, (10,500 acres) in Arizona, is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. In 1990, the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. Please follow the regulations in place for this area, and use Leave No Trace techniques when visiting to ensure protection of its unique natural and experiential qualities. Click on any of the seven standard Leave No Trace principles listed below to learn more about how to apply them to your visit to Fishhooks Wilderness. Motorized equipment and equipment used for mechanical transport are generally prohibited on all federal lands designated as wilderness. This includes the use of motor vehicles (including OHVs), motorboats, bicycles, hang gliders, wagons, carts, portage wheels, and the landing of aircraft including helicopters Contact the agency for more information about regulations. Obtain a recreation permit from the San Carlos Apache Indian Tribe before crossing Reservation lands

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