The Columbine-Hondo Wilderness in New Mexico encompasses the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and is home to elk, mountain lion, black bear, pine marten, and Rio Grande cutthroat trout.
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The Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act would safeguard 275,000 acres of rugged public land in western Montana.
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The areas that would be safeguarded in Washington’s Alpine Lakes Wilderness includes glacier-cut U-shaped valleys, snow-capped peaks, old-growth forests, whitewater rivers, and strong native trout runs.
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The Hermosa Creek area in Colorado is prized for its stunning vistas, pristine water quality, and diverse plant and animal species.
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The Wovoka Wilderness in Nevada is named in honor of the Native American spiritual leader and father of the Ghost Dance, who lived near the area.
The Pine Forest Range in northern Nevada is a popular destination for sportsmen and recreationists, and it serves as prime habitat for mule deer, greater sage- grouse, and mountain lion.
Photo Credit: Brian Beffort