MALPAIS MESA WILDERNESS

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Malpais Mesa Wilderness


April 14, 2024

Malpais Mesa Wilderness is a protected wilderness area located in California. The area is known for its unique volcanic landscape, which includes cinder cones, lava fields, and mesas. There are several good reasons to visit the Malpais Mesa Wilderness, including hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing. Some of the specific points of interest include the Black Lava Butte, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding area, and the Malpais Mesa, which is a large mesa that provides a unique hiking experience.

Interesting facts about the area include that it was formed by a volcanic eruption that occurred about 10,000 years ago, and that it is home to a variety of wildlife, including coyotes, bobcats, and rattlesnakes. The best time of year to visit the Malpais Mesa Wilderness is in the fall or spring, when the temperatures are mild and the wildflowers are in full bloom. However, visitors should be aware that the area is remote and can be difficult to access, so it is important to prepare accordingly. Overall, the Malpais Mesa Wilderness is a unique and beautiful area that is worth visiting for anyone who enjoys hiking and exploring the great outdoors.




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Rafting & Kayaking

NF BOUNDARY WITH SEQUOIA NP TO NF BOUNDARY
Upper Tule Watershed, California
SOUTHERN BOUNDARY OF WSR TO NF BOUNDARY
South Fork Kern Watershed, California
ISABELLA LAKE DAM TO 7 MILES DOWNSTREAM
Middle Kern-Upper Tehachapi- Watershed, California
CAMP WISHON TO CONFLUENCE WITH MIDDLE FORK TULE RIVER
Upper Tule Watershed, California
TABLE MEADOW CREEK TO KERN RIVER
Upper Kern Watershed, California
NF BOUNDARY TO TABLE MEADOWS CREEK
Upper Kern Watershed, California
NF BOUNDARY TO CAMP WISHON
Upper Tule Watershed, California
20.2 MILES DOWNSTREAM OF ISABELLA DAM TO WESTERN NF BOUNDARY
Middle Kern-Upper Tehachapi- Watershed, California
7 MILES FROM ISABELLA DAM TO 20.2 MILES FROM ISABELLA DAM
Middle Kern-Upper Tehachapi- Watershed, California
CASTAIC TO PYRAMID RESERVOIR
Santa Clara Watershed, California

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