Barstow Field Recreation Sites


The Barstow field region provides for a wide variety of recreational activities. Within its boundaries are two BLM campgrounds, Afton Canyon and Owl Canyon; the Rainbow Basin National Natural Landmark; the Juniper Flats and Ord Mountain Route Networks; five Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Areas, Stoddard Valley, Johnson Valley, El Mirage, Dumont Dunes, and Rasor; and fourteen Congressionally-designated Wilderness Areas, either partly or completely within the field area. Six other areas covered by the Barstow Field Office are still being considered for wilderness designation, totaling more than 300,000 acres; designated Wilderness totals more than 587,000 acres; and more than 300,000 acres are covered by the five Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Areas.


The Barstow Field Office covers an area from the northern boundary of Joshua Tree National Park to the southern boundary of the Fort Irwin Military Reservation, and from the eastern boundary of the San Bernardino National Forest to the California/Nevada state line.





Barstow Field Office 2601 Barstow Road Barstow, CA 92311


Auto Touring Historic & Cultural Site Camping Interpretive Programs Hiking Horseback Riding Off Highway Vehicle Wildlife Viewing


BLM - Bureau of Land Management

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