The Warm Springs Canyon Herd Management Area (HMA)
The HMA contains approximately 83,136 acres of public and private lands. The terrain consists of a plateau that is dissected by
steep north-south trending canyons made up of volcanic materials. Elevations within the HMA range from 4,550 feet at Fly Canyon to 7,084 feet at Trough Mountain. Climate is characterized by warm dry days, cool nights and low yearly precipitation that ranges from 6 to 8 inches at lower elevations to approximately 14 inches at higher elevations.
How to get there:
The Warm Springs Canyon HMA)is located in western Humboldt County, approximately 140 miles north of Reno, Nevada.
About the burros:
It is estimated that approximately 25 burros reside in this HMA. The majority of the burros exhibit a gray color pattern; however, pinto burros are also found in the area. This HMA is also home to wild horses.