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Big Jacks Creek Wilderness
Location of the mouth of Big Jacks Creek in Idaho
|County||Owyhee County, Idaho|
|Main source||north of Riddle, Owyhee County, Idaho
5,935 ft (1,809 m)
|River mouth||Jacks Creek
southwest of Bruneau, Owyhee County
2,779 ft (847 m)
|Length||58 mi (93 km)|
|Designated:||March 30, 2009|
Big Jacks Creek is a 58-mile (93 km) long tributary of Jacks Creek in Owyhee County, Idaho. Beginning at an elevation of 5,935 feet (1,809 m) north of Riddle, it flows generally north and slightly east through the arid Big Jacks Creek Wilderness, before reaching its mouth southwest of Bruneau, at an elevation of 2,779 feet (847.0 m). In 2009, 35.0 miles (56.3 km) of the creek were designated as wild by the Omnibus Public Land Management Act, which also created the Big Jacks Creek Wilderness.
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