Friends of Jawbone News

Come Visit the Jawbone Station Visitor Center!

We welcome you to visit the Jawbone Station Visitor Center, open from 8:30am-4:00pm. Get your maps, books, t-shirts, “Keep Kern Clean” bags, Campfire Permits, and CA nonresident OHV Permits all at our top of the line Gift Shop. Stop by and grab a Friends of Jawbone sweater to stay warm! Begin your tour of the Eastern Kern County area at Jawbone Station, located on Highway 14, just 20 miles north of Mojave. The station provides information, maps, books, and other services to off-roaders, tourists, hikers, bikers, and equestrians.

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Monthly Stakeholder Meetings

Friends of Jawbone hosts monthly stakeholder meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at 9:00 AM. These stakeholder meetings are held at the BLM Jawbone Station Visitor Center, located at 28111 Jawbone Canyon Road, off of Highway 14, 20 miles north of Mojave. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Regular participants include representatives of: Kern County Supervisors, Kern County Sheriff, Kern County Board of Trade, BLM’s Ridgecrest Field Office, California City, Red Rock Canyon State Park, Honda Proving Center, and the Jawbone Station Staff.

See full article for an active meeting schedule.

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Dedicated to Ed Waldheim

Founder of the Friends of Jawbone (FOJ)

Friends of Jawbone is a non-profit corporation under section 501(c)(3). If you or your business would like to support Friends of Jawbone, please click here.

Special Thanks To:

Please join us in thanking our Business Supporters:



Southern California Overland Trail Association


Please join us in thanking the sponsors of our 25th Moose Anderson Day:

Bureau of Land Management
Karl’s Hardware
CSI Electrical Contractors

Andrew & Cherie Holloway
RSI Petroleum
Bank of the Sierra
Green Tea Garden
Dave & Shelly Hammersmith
Crystal Geyser
Kern County Search and Rescue

Peak Productions
West Best Pizza
Mojave Off Road Adventures
Jawbone Canyon Store
Fun Time ATV Rentals

Jawbone Channel
Doug & Katie Varner
Crystal Geyser
Doug and Katie Varner

Indian Wells Brewery
Waste Management

Jawbone Crazy
Friends of Oceano Dunes
Biker Kings
Alta One
Point Mugu 4×4 Club
Mojave Gold
Happy Trails Data Management
IMC Real Estate

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