The Mojave Group of the Sierra Club and The Friends of Juniper Flats kicked off the new year with a group hike to Arrastre Falls on January 6, 2018.
In 2017 the Friends of Juniper Flats continued to work through many challenges including restoration of closed routes, installing open route signs, and mapping proposed hiking trails. With support from our members, we were able to increase awareness of the area and its resources. Friends of Juniper Flats worked with the Bureau of Land Management … Continue reading 2017 Year in Review
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
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
This photo truly depicts the stunning colors of trees turning colors in Juniper Flats in the Fall. There are over 20 riparian areas in the Juniper Flat Area, and this is a splendid example. The mountains loom up in the background and the mixture of vegetation in the foreground is also stunning.
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.
On Saturday, November 12 2016, Friends of Juniper Flats kicked off their first ever fall photo contest at the Juniper Flats Public Outreach Event. The Outreach event was a joint effort with the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) and Friends of Juniper Flats. We took advantage of a beautiful canopy of willows and wild grapes for … Continue reading Fall Photo Contest Kick Off