Several Bureau of Land Management (BLM) staff members set up a registration table in the early hours of the morning on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in the Juniper Flats Area. Under a shade canopy, the table was stacked with a hundred National Public Lands Day (NPLD) t-shirts, some information about the area and 3 sign … Continue reading National Public Lands Day Success
Good News! You can now view the Friends of Juniper Flats Hiking Trails on Google Earth We have been working overtime this year to map the trails we use for hiking. One reason is to share the trail information with members, but our big goal is to have at least some of the trails … Continue reading Juniper Flats Area Hiking Trails
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.
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
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
Many people visit and care for Arrastre Waterfall Through the years I may have visited Arrastre Waterfall hundreds of times. It is a popular local attraction in the northern foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains, accessed by Bowen Ranch Rd, near Apple Valley - Arrastre Falls Trail Head. We pick up trash left by others, and try to leave the area better … Continue reading Caring for Arrastre Waterfall
Arrastre Falls Trail provides an easy hike to a permanent riparian area overlooking the Victor Valley of San Bernardino County in Southern California. I enjoy visiting the falls after a long day at work or when I only have a few hours to visit a natural area on an otherwise busy day.