From a small travel trailer dispensing information and first aid in 1982 to today’s 1,900-square-foot complex, Jawbone Station Visitor Center serves Eastern Sierra Off-Highway Vehicle enthusiasts and travelers alike. At the foot of Jawbone Canyon, off California Highway 14, volunteers from the Friends of Jawbone staff the center disbursing maps, books, and friendly advice to about 6,600 visitors annually. Now just 15 years after completion of the visitor center, demand for its services has been fast outgrowing its physical capabilities.
Read more: Jawbone Station Visitor Center Expands
Friends of Jawbone supports all multiple-use recreation in the greater Jawbone Canyon area, including many wonderful hiking opportunities. This spring Friends of Jawbone erected step-over barriers at locations where the Pacific Crest Trail trail intersects with OHV trails. These barriers are intended to prevent vehicles from illegally driving on or across the PCT, and the barriers needed to be photographed for FOJ's records.
Read more: FOJ Stewards to Pacific Crest Hiking Trail