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Grass Valley Wilderness
SIZE: 31,695 acres
LOCATION: San Bernardino County; 20 miles southeast of
NATURAL RESOURCES: Grass Valley covers nearly three-quarters of this area
and is the main topographic feature of this wilderness. A series of
scattered hills, reddish-brown to yellow in appearance and gently rising
to elevations from 200 to 600 feet above the desert valley floor, lie
across the western portion of the area. Vegetation is typical of a
creosote bush scrub
community with a scattering of
values in the wilderness include
foraging in and
and Mojave ground squirrel habitat.
ACCESS: Access to this wilderness is via
U.S. Highway 395 immediately north of
and along Red Mountain-Trona Road to Steam Well Road (RM1444), or via
395 south of
Twenty Mule Team Road (EF455), Cuddeback Road (EF473).
A vehicle corridor transects this wilderness. Visitors should check road
conditions before driving.