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    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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Eldorado Wilderness

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Eldorado Wilderness in Spring Colors - taken by Brian Beffort

Eldorado Wilderness in Spring Colors - taken by Brian Beffort

Contained within this wilderness unit are the striking Eldorado Mountains. They are an intricate web of peaks and side canyons with craggy cliffs extending to the waters of the Colorado River. The area is unmatched in its stark beauty. Jointly managed with the Bureau of Land Management, this prime bighorn sheep habitat of steep mountains contrasts sharply with the shoreline activities of migrating birds along the rivers edge.

Did You Know?

A flowering Mohave Yucca

The Native Americans utilized the many resources the Mojave Desert offered. The Mojave yucca provided materials for mats, sandals, nets, baskets, and rope. Its cucumber-like fruit was an important food source in the spring.