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Black Mountain >> Map #39
Black Mountain Wilderness
SIZE: 13,940 acres
LOCATION: San Bernardino County; 13 miles northwest of Barstow, California
NATURAL RESOURCES: The Black Mountain Wilderness is a volcanic flow and mesa with a deposit of fine grained dune sand in the southeast corner. Elevations range from 2,080 to 3,941 feet at the summit of Black Mountain. Golden eagles and prairie falcons have been seen foraging in this area, which is also known for its occasional display of spring flowers.
Geomorphic Province : Mojave Desert
Ecosection : Mojave Desert
Ecosubsection : Mojave Valley - Granite Mountains, High Desert Plains and Hills
Native Culture : Vanyume (Serrano), Kawaiisu, Chemehuevi
ACCESS: Access to this wilderness area is by the Opal Mountain Road or Black Canyon Road, from State Highway 58.