"Barker Dam Nature Trail" Walking / Hiking / Climbing Tip by PinkFloydActuary

  Barker Dam
by PinkFloydActuary

Cutting across the road, past a campgroud, you'll see a larger parking lot and the trailheads for a couple of trails. One of the trails you can take is the Barker Dam Nature Trail. This trail is a little over a one mile loop - fairly flat (minimal climbing near the Dam itself). There are two major points of interest along the trail. The first is the artificial dam that was created to hold water for livestock. The second is a site where you can view some petroglyphs. Unfortunately, these were vandalized by folks filming movies a number of years ago - they painted some of them in order to get them to show up on film better. As with many of the nature trails in the park, there are signs along the way to tell you what you are looking at. Worth the stop.

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  • Written May 25, 2007
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