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Afton Canyon

interim management plan and environmental assessment record

by United States. Bureau of Land Management. Riverside District Office

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Published by U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Riverside District Office in Riverside, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public lands,
  • Management,
  • California,
  • Deserts,
  • Landscape protection,
  • Riparian ecology,
  • Off-road vehicle trails

  • About the Edition

    The purpose of the management plan is to establish interim guidelines for the protection and use of the Afton Canyon Recreation Area while a comprehensive plan for the California Desert Conservation Area is being completed. Since the construction of the BLM campground in 1968, recreational off-road vehicle use has conflicted with other recreational uses and other resources at Afton Canyon. This plan"s goal is to ensure conservation and protection of resource elements through conflict resolution and to provide for appropriate multiple use of resources.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesInterim management plan and environmental assessment record for Afton Canyon
    Statementprepared by Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Riverside District, Cima Resource Area
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD243.C2 A386 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination70 pages :
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25940249M
    OCLC/WorldCa903050114

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      Afton Canyon Planning Area. Management Plan. Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC)". -- Page 13 "Illustration 5. Afton Canyon Planning Area. Management Plan. Open Routes". -- Page 14 "Illustration 6. Afton Canyon Planning Area. Management Plan. Existing vehicle Routes ()". -- Page 17 "Illustration 7. Afton Canyon Planning Area Pages: Afton Canyon deposit, Afton Canyon, Afton, Cady Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USA Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 59' 53'' North, ° 23' 5'' West.

    Each column represents a different hour. The colors of the blocks are the colors from CMC's forecast maps for that hour. The two numbers at the top of a column is the time. A digit 1 on top of a 3 means or 1pm. It's local time, in 24hr format. (Local time for Afton Canyon Campground is . Afton Canyon Natural Area is located 37 miles northeast of Barstow along Interstate 15 between the Afton Road and Basin Road exits. Afton Canyon is rich in plants, wildlife and riparian topography and is designated as an Area of Critical Environmental Concern.


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Afton Canyon by United States. Bureau of Land Management. Riverside District Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Since prehistoric times, the natural bounty created by this water source has made Afton Canyon a focus for living things.

Dense willows and cottonwoods shaded the river, and thickets of mesquite produced bean pods for food. The ponds, marshes and streams provided habitat for a wide variety of wildlife species. Know Before You Go. Book Chapter Lake Manix shorelines and Afton Canyon terraces: Implications for incision of Afton Canyon Author(s) Marith C.

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Harriman's role in obtaining a 50% interest in the line and the eventual merger into UP are described, as are the battles with floods in the Meadow Valley Was and Afton Canyon, freight and passenger operations, dispatching and signaling problems, early dieselizatin due to water shortages, the Mission style stations, tunnels, bridges, shops and /5(4).

Afton Canyon A supplement to the Spring Valley Lake Breeze Story, photography and cartography by Cliff & Ilene Bandringa Often referred to as the "Grand Canyon of the Mojave", Afton Canyon is a Afton Canyon book, steep-walled canyon that was created by a massive flood nea years ago.

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Afton Canyon Riparian Restoration Introduction. Afton Canyon is located 37 miles northeast of Barstow along Interstate 15 south of the Afton Road and Basin Road exits. Afton Canyon is one of few places where the Mojave River flows above ground making Afton an ideal location for bird and wildlife viewing.

Afton Canyon Natural Area is located 37 miles northeast of Barstow along Interstate 15 between the Afton Road and Basin Road exits. Afton Canyon is designated as an Area of Critical Environmental Concern to protect plant and wildlife habitat, and to preserve scenic values of the riparian area within the canyon.

Natural History. In the Canyon is a picture book about a little girl with a spirit of adventure. Seen through the girl’s eyes, Liz Garton Scanlon and Ashley Wolff capture the ancient majesty of the Grand Canyon in simple rhyme and stunning illustrations/5(7). AFTON CANYON CAMPGROUND‐ CAVES AFTON CANYON WAS ORIGINALLY NAMED CAVE CANYON FOR THESE CAVES.

AFTON CEMETERY: 8 known graves. Used for locals when A Lon had a sta on and was a train stop. THIS PORTION OF AFTON CANYON IS NOT OPEN TO VEHICLES. TRIVIA NOTE: Originally this cut. 2. Afton Canyon. This beautiful site is located off of Highway 15 between Barstow and Baker. Turn off to the small town of Afton and explore the canyon west of town.

Agates and jaspers of many beautiful varieties can be found here in many colors. Most will take a nice polish. Wiley Well. Afton Canyon was only 3 miles off of I15, but it was a very bumpy 3, which made us question a bit the wisdom of our decision.

However, the guide book did say that the campground accommodated RVs up to 30 feet, so if they could do it so could we. Instead take the left fork which proceeds down canyon toward Afton Campground (35 o 'N o 'W) which you pass mi from I Continue on the gravel road beside the railroad, crossing the stream at mi and then passing under the railroad and recrossing the stream at mi from I   Afton Canyon is a remarkable place, featuring dramatic walls surrounding miles of washes leading into the Northern Cady Mountains, a wonderland of agates, jaspers and various mineral oddities.

To the North, there are two exits that will take you from the 15 down to. Afton Canyon is designated as a watchable wildlife area and a visit can be inspiring for avid wildlife enthusiasts. Bighorn sheep live in the area and may be seen coming to the river to drink.

Various kinds of raptors nest on the canyon walls. If you camp at the campground, be prepared to share your campsite with kangaroo rats and roadrunners. COVID Update: To limit the spread of the coronavirus, attractions may be closed or have partial closures. Please consult government travel advisories before 11 TripAdvisor reviews.

Afton Canyon Natural Area This is a small BLM campground located in one of the few places where the Mojave River flows above ground.

The river is not visible from the campground but the presence of water is an ideal breedi 4/5(5). The University of Riverside offers several extension courses. One of which is "Exploring The East Mojave: The Afton Canyon Area", which I took on the November 6th, weekend.

The class is held at the Zzyzx Desert Studies Center on the shore of the Soda Lake, about 60 miles east of Barstow. The class was expertly taught by Dr. Norman Meek, a geographer, and Dr. Joan Schneider, an archaeologist. Afton Canyon Reverie Mojave River. Text and Photos by Chris Wray.

Once, about 2 am, when a westbound freight turned the last curve in Afton Canyon and headed up the long pull toward the campground, I dreamed I had mistakenly put my tent on the tracks.

I awoke with a bolt, but realized in time the tracks were actually a few hundred feet away. Afton Canyon Overview. Afton Canyon Campground has 19 campsites and is located in the Mojave Desert National Preserve about 35 miles north of Barstow.

Known as “The Grand Canyon of the Mojave”, Afton Canyon is home to some spectacular geological formations, canyons, slot canyons and historic on: Afton Road, Barstow,California. The largest and deepest of Afton’s side canyons, 1 1/2-mile-long Pyramid Canyon is an easy stroll and a good introduction to the fascinating geology of the Afton Canyon area.

SolNovemupdate from USGS Scientist Lauren Edgar: “Over the past few sols Curiosity has been investigating the Book Cliffs outcrop at the Pahrump Hills. On SolCuriosity brushed off the dust at “Afton Canyon” as Continue reading →. After the funeral and the repast we changed our clothes and rode out to Afton Canyon together.

We crossed over the train tracks passed the three graves of the dead Mormons. The rocks of the cliffs looks so red and the water of the stream so blue. There was not a cloud in the sky. We set up camp at the entrance of the canyon.Afton Canyon. likes. I have for several years now refered to Afton Canyon as my back yard.

I have been blessed to have such a place to explore and shaire with outhers. Please come see it here.