Goose Creek Wilderness

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Goose Creek Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Goose Creek Wilderness
Map showing the location of Goose Creek Wilderness
LocationWashington County, Utah, USA
Nearest cityCedar City, UT
Coordinates37°22′19″N 112°59′45″W / 37.3720°N 112.9957°W / 37.3720; -112.9957[1]Coordinates: 37°22′19″N 112°59′45″W / 37.3720°N 112.9957°W / 37.3720; -112.9957[1]
Area98 acres (0.4 km2)
EstablishedMarch 30, 2009
Governing bodyBureau of Land Management

Goose Creek Wilderness is a 98-acre (0.4 km2) wilderness area in the US state of Utah. It was designated March 30, 2009, as part of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009. Located adjacent to the northern boundary of Zion National Park, it protects a portion of the upper reaches of Goose Creek, a tributary of the Wild and Scenic Virgin River.[2] Goose Creek Wilderness is bordered by the Zion Wilderness to the south.

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  1. ^ "Goose Creek Wilderness Map". Wilderness.net. Retrieved 2011-08-14.
  2. ^ Virgin River, Utah Archived 2009-09-24 at the Wayback Machine. - National Wild and Scenic Rivers System

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