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


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Featured Park
Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.
Featured Wildlife
The pika is a close relative of the rabbits and hares, with two upper incisors on each side of the jaw, one behind the other. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen until their shrill, metallic call reveals their presence.
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