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
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
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
The hike to the Historic Milpas Gold Mine (34.395885, -117.100021) proved to be a great cardio workout overlooking Milpas Heights, Victor Valley, Apple Valley and Lucerne Valley.
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.