Rainbow Basin Natural Area


Bureau of Land Management Barstow Field Office Barstow, CA 92311

35.01236944, -117.0385861
Rainbow Basin Natural Area is located 8 miles north of Barstow, California, off Irwin Road (not Fort Irwin Road). The main access route is Fossil Bed Road

Rainbow Basin Natural Area


Rainbow Basin Natural Area is an Area of Critical Environmental Concern with outstanding views and geological and paleontological features. Many visitors come to see exciting multi-colored rock formations and walk the scenic canyons. A variety of desert adapted wildlife are found here, including the desert tortoise.

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