Wilderness Areas

SAWS partners with the United States Forest Service to steward 45 different Wildernesses as well as Wilderness Study and Inventoried Roadless Areas throughout Southern Appalachia.

Tennessee

Georgia

  • Big Frog – Cherokee National Forest – Ocoee District
  • Blood Mountain – Chattahoochee National Forest – Blue Ridge District
  • Brasstown – Chattahoochee National Forest – Blue Ridge District
  • Ellicott Rock – Chattahoochee National Forest – Andrew Pickens District
  • Mark Trail – Chattahoochee National Forest – Chattooga River District
  • Tray Mountain – Chattahoochee National Forest – Chattooga River District
  • Cohutta – Chattahoochee National Forest – Conasauga District
  • Raven Cliffs – Chattahoochee National Forest – Blue Ridge District
  • Rich Mountain – Chattahoochee National Forest – Blue Ridge District
  • Southern Nantahala – Chattahoochee National Forest – Tusquitee (NC)

North Carolina

South Carolina

  • Ellicott Rock – Sumter National Forest – Andrew Pickens District

Virginia

  • Barbours Creek – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Eastern Divide District
  • Beartown – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Eastern Divide District
  • Brush Mountain East – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Eastern Divide District
  • Brush Mountain – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Eastern Divide District
  • Garden Mountain – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Eastern Divide District
  • Hunting Camp Creek – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Eastern Divide District
  • James River Face – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Glenwood-Pedlar District
  • Kimberling Creek – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Eastern Divide District
  • Lewis Fork –  George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Mount Rogers National Recreation Area
  • Little Dry Run – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Mount Rogers National Recreation Area
  • Little Wilson Creek – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Mount Rogers National Recreation Area
  • Mountain Lake – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Eastern Divide District
  • Peters Mountain – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Eastern Divide District
  • Priest – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Glenwood-Pedlar District
  • Raccoon Branch – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Mount Rogers National Recreation Area
  • Ramseys Draft – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – North River District
  • Rich Hole – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – James River District
  • Rough Mountain – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Warm Springs District
  • Saint Mary’s – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Glenwood-Pedlar District
  • Shawvers Run – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Eastern Divide District
  • Stone Mountain – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Clinch District
  • Three Ridges – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Glenwood-Pedlar District
  • Thunder Ridge – George Washington & Jefferson National Forests – Glenwood-Pedlar District

Kentucky

  • Beaver Creek – Daniel Boone National Forests – Stearns District
  • Clifty – Daniel Boone National Forests – Cumberland Ranger District

West Virginia

  • Dolly Sods – Monongahela National Forests – Cheat-Potomac Ranger District
  • Roaring Plains West – Monongahela National Forests – Cheat-Potomac Ranger District
  • Otter Creek – Monongahela National Forests – Cheat-Potomac Ranger District
  • Laurel Fork North – Monongahela National Forests – Greenbrier Ranger District
  • Laurel Fork South – Monongahela National Forests – Greenbrier Ranger District
  • Cranberry – Monongahela National Forests – Gauley Ranger District
  • Spice Run – Monongahela National Forests – White Sulphur Ranger District
  • Big Draft – Monongahela National Forests – White Sulphur Ranger District