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Mount Rose Wilderness

The Mt. Rose Wilderness is a protected wilderness area in the Carson Range of Washoe County, in the northwesternU.S. state of Nevada. It is located between Lake Tahoe and Reno, Nevada.

Mt. Rose Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Mt. Rose Wilderness
Map showing the location of Mt. Rose Wilderness
LocationWashoe County, Nevada USA
Nearest cityReno, NV
Coordinates39°21′00″N 119°55′00″W / 39.35000°N 119.91667°W / 39.35000; -119.91667Coordinates: 39°21′00″N 119°55′00″W / 39.35000°N 119.91667°W / 39.35000; -119.91667
Governing bodyU.S. Forest Service

The Mt. Rose Wilderness, including Mount Rose, covers an area of approximately 28,000 acres (11,000 ha), and is administered by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

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