Protecting Western Wilderness

The Wilderness Land Trust works across the country to complete designated and proposed wilderness.  We have worked on projects from Massachusetts to Washington, Florida to California.  We’ve added properties ranging in size from five acres to 4,176 acres to 100 federal wilderness areas and areas proposed for wilderness designation.  


The Trust currently has active programs in:

Arizona      New Mexico
California      Oregon
Colorado      Utah
Idaho      Washington
Montana      Wyoming


There are many reasons to preserve wilderness. In our 25 year history, we’ve acquired wilderness properties that were threatened with exclusive resort development, road construction, mining, logging and oil and gas drilling.  We’ve purchased land in order to provide access to wilderness areas previously closed to the public. And we’ve acquired parcels in order to provide intact habitat and unbroken migration corridors for wildlife, including endangered species.





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