California National Wilderness Areas List


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Wilderness Name Agency Year
Agua Tibia Wilderness USFS 1975
Agua Tibia Wilderness BLM 2009
Ansel Adams Wilderness USFS 1964
Ansel Adams Wilderness NPS 1984
Argus Range Wilderness BLM 1994
Beauty Mountain Wilderness BLM 2009
Big Maria Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Bigelow Cholla Garden Wilderness BLM 1994
Bighorn Mountain Wilderness BLM 1994
Bighorn Mountain Wilderness USFS 1994
Black Mountain Wilderness BLM 1994
Bright Star Wilderness BLM 1994
Bristol Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Bucks Lake Wilderness USFS 1984
Cache Creek Wilderness BLM 2006
Cadiz Dunes Wilderness BLM 1994
Cahuilla Mountain Wilderness USFS 2009
Caribou Wilderness USFS 1964
Carrizo Gorge Wilderness BLM 1994
Carson-Iceberg Wilderness USFS 1984
Castle Crags Wilderness USFS 1984
Cedar Roughs Wilderness BLM 2006
Chanchelulla Wilderness USFS 1984
Chemehuevi Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Chimney Peak Wilderness BLM 1994
Chuckwalla Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Chumash Wilderness USFS 1992
Cleghorn Lakes Wilderness BLM 1994
Clipper Mountain Wilderness BLM 1994
Coso Range Wilderness BLM 1994
Coyote Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Cucamonga Wilderness USFS 1964
Darwin Falls Wilderness BLM 1994
Dead Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Death Valley Wilderness NPS 1994
Desolation Wilderness USFS 1969
Dick Smith Wilderness USFS 1984
Dinkey Lakes Wilderness USFS 1984
Domeland Wilderness USFS 1964
Domeland Wilderness BLM 1994
El Paso Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Elkhorn Ridge Wilderness BLM 2011
Emigrant Wilderness USFS 1975
Farallon Wilderness* FWS 1974
Fish Creek Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Funeral Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Garcia Wilderness USFS 1992
Golden Trout Wilderness USFS 1978
Golden Valley Wilderness BLM 1994
Granite Chief Wilderness USFS 1984
Granite Mountain Wilderness BLM 2009
Grass Valley Wilderness BLM 1994
Hain Wilderness NPS 1976
Hauser Wilderness USFS 1984
Havasu Wilderness FWS 1994
Hollow Hills Wilderness BLM 1994
Hoover Wilderness USFS 1964
Ibex Wilderness BLM 1994
Imperial Refuge Wilderness FWS 1994
Indian Pass Wilderness BLM 1994
Inyo Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Inyo Mountains Wilderness USFS 1994
Ishi Wilderness BLM 1984
Ishi Wilderness USFS 1984
Jacumba Wilderness BLM 1994
Jennie Lakes Wilderness USFS 1984
John Krebs Wilderness NPS 2009
John Muir Wilderness USFS 1964
Joshua Tree Wilderness NPS 1976
Kaiser Wilderness USFS 1976
Kelso Dunes Wilderness BLM 1994
Kiavah Wilderness BLM 1994
Kiavah Wilderness USFS 1994
King Range Wilderness BLM 2006
Kingston Range Wilderness BLM 1994
Lassen Volcanic Wilderness NPS 1972
Lava Beds Wilderness NPS 1972
Little Chuckwalla Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Little Picacho Wilderness BLM 1994
Machesna Mountain Wilderness BLM 1984
Machesna Mountain Wilderness USFS 1984
Magic Mountain Wilderness USFS 2009
Malpais Mesa Wilderness BLM 1994
Manly Peak Wilderness BLM 1994
Marble Mountain Wilderness USFS 1964
Matilija Wilderness USFS 1992
Mecca Hills Wilderness BLM 1994
Mesquite Wilderness BLM 1994
Mojave Wilderness NPS 1994
Mokelumne Wilderness USFS 1964
Monarch Wilderness USFS 1984
Mount Lassic Wilderness USFS 2006
Mt. Shasta Wilderness USFS 1984
Newberry Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Nopah Range Wilderness BLM 1994
North Algodones Dunes Wilderness BLM 1994
North Fork Wilderness USFS 1984
North Mesquite Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Old Woman Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Orocopia Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Otay Mountain Wilderness BLM 1999
Owens Peak Wilderness BLM 1994
Owens River Headwaters Wilderness USFS 2009
Pahrump Valley Wilderness BLM 1994
Palen/McCoy Wilderness BLM 1994
Palo Verde Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Phillip Burton Wilderness NPS 1976
Picacho Peak Wilderness BLM 1994
Pine Creek Wilderness USFS 1984
Pinto Mountains Wilderness BLM 2009
Piper Mountain Wilderness BLM 1994
Piute Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness USFS 2009
Red Buttes Wilderness USFS 1984
Resting Spring Range Wilderness BLM 1994
Rice Valley Wilderness BLM 1994
Riverside Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Rocks and Islands Wilderness BLM 2006
Rodman Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Russian Wilderness USFS 1984
Sacatar Trail Wilderness BLM 1994
Saddle Peak Hills Wilderness BLM 1994
San Gabriel Wilderness USFS 1968
San Gorgonio Wilderness USFS 1964
San Gorgonio Wilderness BLM 1994
San Jacinto Wilderness USFS 1964
San Mateo Canyon Wilderness USFS 1984
San Rafael Wilderness USFS 1968
Sanhedrin Wilderness USFS 2006
Santa Lucia Wilderness BLM 1978
Santa Lucia Wilderness USFS 1978
Santa Rosa Wilderness USFS 1984
Santa Rosa Wilderness BLM 1994
Sawtooth Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness NPS 1984
Sespe Wilderness USFS 1992
Sheep Mountain Wilderness USFS 1984
Sheephole Valley Wilderness BLM 1994
Silver Peak Wilderness USFS 1992
Siskiyou Wilderness USFS 1984
Snow Mountain Wilderness USFS 1984
South Fork Eel River Wilderness BLM 2006
South Fork San Jacinto Wilderness USFS 2009
South Nopah Range Wilderness BLM 1994
South Sierra Wilderness USFS 1984
South Warner Wilderness USFS 1964
Stateline Wilderness BLM 1994
Stepladder Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Surprise Canyon Wilderness BLM 1994
Sylvania Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Thousand Lakes Wilderness USFS 1964
Trilobite Wilderness BLM 1994
Trinity Alps Wilderness USFS 1984
Turtle Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
Ventana Wilderness USFS 1969
Ventana Wilderness BLM 2002
Whipple Mountains Wilderness BLM 1994
White Mountains Wilderness BLM 2009
White Mountains Wilderness USFS 2009
Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness USFS 1964
Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness BLM 2006
Yosemite Wilderness NPS 1984
Yuki Wilderness BLM 2006
Yuki Wilderness USFS 2006


BLM = Bureau of Land Management
FWS = U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
NPS = National Park Service
USFS = U.S. Forest Service
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