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For other mountains by this name, see Mount Wilson (disambiguation).
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Mount Wilson
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Mount Wilson in December 2006
Highest point
Elevation 5,446 ft (1,660 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 3,205 ft (977 m)
Geography
Location Mohave County, Arizona, U.S.
Parent range Black Mountains
Topo map USGS Mount Wilson

Mount Wilson is a mountain in Mohave County, Arizona, U.S. At 5,456 feet (1,663 m), it is the second highest point of the Black Mountains after Mount Perkins.

Mount Wilson Wilderness is a 23,900-acre protected wilderness area centered around the mountain, established in 1990 under the Arizona Desert Wilderness Act and managed by the Bureau of Land Management. This desert wilderness includes eight miles of the Wilson Ridge and is surrounded by the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

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