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Rainbow Basin

Rainbow Basin
Rainbow Basin

Comprised of deep erosion canyons with rugged rims, Rainbow Basin is an outstanding example of geologic processes. The site contains significant fossil evidence of insects, larger Miocene mammals and mammal tracks.

Location: San Bernardino County, CA

Year designated: 1966

Acres: 1,961

Ownership: Federal

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012