WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
RED CLIFFS DESERT RESERVE
Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP)
The Red Cliffs Desert Reserve is a Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP)
administered by Washington County in coordination with
the Bureau of Land Management (BLM),
United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS),
Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR),
and State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA).
This collaborative partnership has the primary goal of recovering the threatened desert tortoise while carefully managing recreational activities and utility projects in an extraordinarily unique environment that will benefit future generations.
LOCATIONWashington County HCP Administration
10 North 100 East
St. George, UT 84770
HISTORYThe Red Cliffs Desert Reserve was created in 1996.
The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area is part of the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve and was created as part of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009.
REFERENCESYouTube video about the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area
Red Cliffs Recreation Area Visitor Guide
Red Cliffs Campground Map
Red Cliffs Recreation Area Map