Red Cliffs
National
Conservation Area

The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area is a 44,724-acre (180.99 km2) National Conservation Area located in southwest Utah, north of St. George at the northeastern-most edge of the Mojave Desert. It is managed by the Bureau of Land Management as part of the National Landscape Conservation System, and was created as part of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009. The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area (NCA) is part of the larger multi-jurisdictional Red Cliffs Desert Reserve, which was created in 1996 to protect the habitat and populations of the desert tortoise and other species. Part of the NCA was designated in 2009 as the Cottonwood Canyon and Red Mountain wilderness areas, which are part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. The Pine Valley Mountains and Dixie…
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Buckskin Hollow is a short drainage through amazing colorful, stripy sedimentary…
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The 1.8 mile Three Ponds Trail (also known as Red Sands Trail) is one of the mos…
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The Whiterocks and Lava Flow Trails form most of a 3.9 mile loop in Snow Canyon …
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Red Cliffs Recreation Area - red rocks and the narow canyon of Quail Creek, in t…
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Snow Canyon State Park, St George, Utah, a park with red and white sandstone roc…
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Great Campsites Against the Rocks
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