The climbs from this trailhead are rewarded with beautiful views. I have enjoyed many short hikes of less than a mile to just sit in the quiet and watch the valley below and the mountains beyond.
On Saturday April 8, 2017 five Friends of Juniper Flats volunteers joined Alyssa Canoff from BLM Barstow Office to restore yet another closed vehicle route in Arrastre Canyon. Volunteer Activities. BLM Recreation Chief Zack Pratt also stopped by, but he left to take care of some new graffiti on the kiosk at Arrastre Waterfall. Challenges for … Continue reading Restoration Workshop results
Come out to the Juniper Flats Area and help restore unauthorized trails! This area has a splendid display of wildflowers and lots of trails to restore to a natural state. We need all the help we can get! The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is conducting a "restoration workshop" in the Arrastre Canyon Area of Juniper … Continue reading Restoration Workshop April 8, 2017
A 2 mile hike on March 15, 2017 from the Bonita Vista Trailhead produced a list of over 28 wildflowers in bloom! A list has been put in the information box. There were carpets of gilia and coreopsis on the hillsides. It was exciting to see an owl back in the area. The Bonita Vista trailhead is accessible from … Continue reading Wildflowers at Bonita Vista Trailhead
Volunteer Monitoring Event held Thursday, February 16, 2017 Four Friends of Juniper Flats Volunteers had a blast on a short "monitoring" hike on Thursday (February 16, 2017) in the Juniper Flats Area. The views were fantastic! Why the Friends went on a Monitoring Hike The friends went to look for and monitor 5 of the 40 sample sites … Continue reading Four volunteers enjoy hiking
The Friends of Juniper Flats support the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) Restoration Grant (2014) by providing matching funds in the form of volunteer hours. We volunteer time to monitor the resources in the Juniper Flats Area and report our findings to the BLM. With the restoration grant our monitoring work is defined by the grant and BLM … Continue reading The Juniper Flats Restoration Grant