Clover Mountains Wilderness
|Clover Mountains Wilderness|
|Regions||(northeast)-Mojave Desert, Great Basin Divide|
Caliente, NV–Indian Cove, NV
|Area||347 km2 (134 sq mi)|
|IUCN category||Ib - Wilderness Area|
The wilderness comprises much of the Clover Mountains and has biome influences from the Tule Desert adjacent to the southeast. It also lies in a border region on the Great Basin Divide, at the northeast of the Mojave Desert and the south-southeast of the Great Basin regions.
The large Clover Mountain region contains numerous spires, rock outcrops, meandering canyons, and perennial streams. The peaks in the mountains rise to more than 7,000 ft (2,134 m) with areas of old growth forest; riparian streams also yield species of ash and cottonwood.
The Clover Mountains Wilderness is a former volcanic region. It contains rhyolite with various colors, pink, red, yellow, orange and browns. umerous spires, rock outcrops, meandering canyons, and perennial streams occur in the region.
Flora and fauna
Some fauna of the region include mountain lion, badger, bobcat, Desert Bighorn Sheep, prairie falcon, and golden eagles.
Clover Mountains Wildernss
- Clover Mountains Wilderness Area, BLM
- Clover Mountains Wilderness, wilderness.net
- Clover Mountains-(trails), at trails.com