• a bladderpod shrub covered in yellow flowers, with mountains in the background

    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

Backcountry and Wilderness Plan

You may choose to download the complete Backcountry and Wilderness Management Plan in PDF format here:

Backcountry and Wilderness Management Plan (5.18mb)

or, if you have a slower connection speed, you may wish to download smaller parts of the plan at a time here:

Backcountry and Wilderness Plan Text 885k
Backcountry and Wilderness Plan Figures
Figure 1: Topography 580k
Figure 2: Zoning 324k
Figure 3: New Lands 293k
Figure 4: New Proposed Wilderness 337k
Figure 5: Backcountry Boards 402k
Figure 6: Trails and Corridors 425k
Figure 7: Roads in New Lands 457k
Figure 8: Fixed Anchor Free Zones 998k
Figure 9: Day Use Areas 454k
Figure 10: Artificial Water Sources 427k
Figure 11: Desert Tortoise Critical Habitat 319k

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