Outstanding Natural Area

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Sacramento River Bend Outstanding Natural Area, near Red Bluff, California

Outstanding Natural Area is a protected area designation in the United States. The designations are managed by the Bureau of Land Management within the National Landscape Conservation System. There are a number of outstanding natural areas and open space reserves in the country, three of which have lighthouses.

The following is a partial list of ONAs.

Name Location
Devils Garden[1] Garfield County, Utah
Diamond Craters[2] Harney County, Oregon
Jacumba[3] near Jacumba Hot Springs, Imperial County, California
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse[4] Jupiter, Florida
Phipps-Death Hollow[5] Garfield County, Utah
Piedras Blancas Light Station[4] near San Simeon, California
Sacramento River Bend[6] near Red Bluff, California
Valley of the Giants[7] Oregon Coast Range, Polk County, Oregon
Yaquina Head[8] north of Newport, Oregon

The Devil's Garden and Phipps-Death Hollow are also known as Wilderness Study Areas.


  1. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Devils Garden Outstanding Natural Area". geonames.usgs.gov. USGS. 25 February 1989. Archived from the original on 8 February 2016. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  2. ^ Diamond Craters BLM listing
  3. ^ "Jacumba, Imperial - San Diego County Line (PDF map)" (PDF). blm.gov. BLM. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  4. ^ a b The Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008 (Pub.L. 110–229, 122 Stat. 754-876, enacted May 8, 2008
  5. ^ "Phipps - Death Hollow Wilderness Study Area". blm.gov. BLM. Archived from the original on 22 September 2016. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Northwest California Integrated Resource Management Plan". blm.gov. BLM. Archived from the original on 7 February 2017. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  7. ^ BLM document about the Valley of the Giants (PDF file)
  8. ^ Yaquina Head BLM listing