Bighorn Mountains (California) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBighorn Mountains
|Elevation||1,744 m (5,722 ft)|
|District||San Bernardino County|
|Topo map||USGS Bighorn Canyon|
The Bighorn Mountains are a mountain range of the Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges, located in San Bernardino County, California. They are primarily within a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) protected area.
They are an eastern subrange of the San Bernardino Mountains. The Bighorn Mountains are located north of the Morongo Valley, northwest of Yucca Valley, directly south of the Johnson Valley, and southeast of the Lucerne Valley.
Bighorn Mountain Wilderness Area
The 26,543 acres (10,742 ha) Bighorn Mountain Wilderness Area protects the north−central (BLM) and western areas of the range (San Bernardino National Forest).
A section of the eastern Bighorn Mountains is protected within Sand to Snow National Monument.
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