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Bureau of Land Management Wilderness YouTube Videos
|Ask the Experts: Wilderness
This episode on wilderness is part of a new series of short conversations with BLM experts detailing the diverse landscapes that make up the National Landscape Conservation System.
|Juniper Dunes Wilderness
Juniper Dunes consists of three adjoining areas: Juniper Dunes Wilderness - The 7,100-acre wilderness area, designated in 1984, is fenced. Motorized and mechanized use (including bicycles and game carts) is strictly prohibited within the wilderness area; OHV "Open" Area - A 3,920-acre off-highway vehicle (OHV) area is designated as "Open" to OHV use. Cross-country travel is permissible throughout the "Open" area; ACEC - Lastly, the 8,620-acre Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) is designated for "Limited" OHV use.
|Oregon Badlands Wilderness
A venture into the Oregon Badlands Wilderness is an experience of ancient junipers, volcanic vistas, and sand underfoot. You can explore cracked volcanic pressure ridges, called tumuli, or walk narrow moat-like cracks in the ground. Traces of human history are visible to the careful observer. At 29,000 acres, the Oregon Badlands Wilderness represents an outstanding example of ancient western juniper woodlands atop Columbia River Basalts. Almost 50 miles of trails offer the visitor many opportunities for hiking or horseback riding loops of various lengths.
|Spring Basin Wilderness
The Spring Basin Wilderness includes the colorful geologic features and rugged cliffs which give this are a unique beauty. Numerous vista points give visitors a sweeping view of the John Day river valley and solitude is provided by the remote canyons and vegetative diversity.
|Table Rock Wilderness
The Table Rock Wilderness of Oregon is located in the Molalla River Corridor and covers 6000 acres of protected land managed by the BLM of Oregon.