Wild Arizona: Plenty of Animals (and Not Many People)

Arizona Highways

Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge | Courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge | Courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

EDITOR’S NOTE: Each afternoon in September, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, we’re spotlighting three of Arizona’s 90 wilderness areas. For more information about any of the state’s wilderness areas, visit Wilderness.net, a collaboration between several wilderness-related organizations. The information here comes from that site and the wilderness areas’ managing agencies. Always contact the managing agency before visiting a wilderness to learn about any restrictions that may be in effect. To see our entire Wild Arizona series, click here

Cabeza Prieta Wilderness
At 803,418 acres, this wilderness is the largest in Arizona. It includes almost all of the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, and its terrain includes Sonoran Desert valleys, rugged mountains, sand dunes and lava flows. On most days, the only man-made sound you might here is a military…

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