Vasquez Loop Trail

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Vasquez Loop Trail is currently a 0.42 mile trail, but is proposed to be extended into a 17.3 mile trail in the future. The existing trail runs partially along a street shoulder, and partially on an open hillside. The eastern trail end provides a great view of the desert and surrounding valley. The desert environment in which this trail is located may bring trail users close to lizards, birds, and other wildlife, but will not provide shade.

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Name: Vasquez Loop Trail
Length: 0.44 miles
Elevation Gain: 177 feet
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What You Might See

California Ground Squirrel
Otospermophilus beecheyi
Acorn Woodpecker
Melanerpes formicivorus
American Crow
Corvus brachyrhynchos
American Kestrel
Falco sparverius
American Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus
Arroyo Toad
Anaxyrus californicus
Bell's Sage Sparrow
Amphispiza belli
Black Mustard
Brassica nigra
Black Sage
Saliva mellifera
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Archilochus alexandri
Burrowing Owl
Athene cunicularia
California Black Walnut
Juglans californica
California Buckwheat
Eriogonum fasciculatum
California Coffeeberry
Frangula californica
California Dodder
Cruscuta californica
California Horned Lark
Eremophila alpestris
California Juniper
Juniperus californica
California Poppy
Eschscholzia californica
California Quail
Callipepla californica
California Sagebrush
Artemisia californica
California Scrub Jay
Aphelocoma californica
California Sycamore
Platanus racemosa
California Tarantula
Aphonopelma sp.
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Coast Live Oak
Quercus agrifolia
Cooper's Hawk
Accipiter cooperii
Canis latrans
Coyote Brush
Baccharis pilularis
Creosote Bush
Larrea tridentata
Desert Tortoise
Gopherus agassizii
Garter Snake
Thamnophis hammondii
Gray Vireo
Vireo vicinior
Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias
Great Horned Owl
Bubo virginianus
Greater Roadrunner
Geococcyx californianus
Indian Paintbrush
Castilleja gleasoni
Joshua Tree
Yucca brevifolia
Lupinus albifrons
Mohave Ground Squirrel
Xerospermophilus mohavensis
Mojave Fringed-toed Lizard
Uma scoparia
Monarch Butterfly
Danaus plexippus
Monkey Flower
Mimulus aurantiacus
Mountain Lion
Puma concolor
Artemisia douglasiana
Mule Deer
Odocoileus hemionus
Narrow-leaved Milkweed
Asclepias fascicularis
Pacific Rattlesnake
Crotalus viridis
Pallid Bat
Antrozous pallidus
Poison Oak
Toxicodendron diverisloba
Purple Sage
Salvia leucophylla
Red Tail Hawk
Buteo jamaicensis
Silvery Blue
Glaucopsyche lygdamus
Southern California Rufous-Crowned Sparrow
Aimophila ruficeps canescens
Spotted Bat
Euderma maculatum
Striped Skunk
Mephitis mephitis
Sugar Bush
Rhus ovata
Swainson's Hawk
Buteo swainsoni
Tehachapi Pocket Mouse
Perognathus alticola inexpectatus
Townsend's Big-eared Bat
Corynorhinus townsendii
Turkey Vulture
Cathartes aura
Western Grey Squirrel
Sciurus griseus
White Sage
Salvia apiana
Willow Flycatcher
Empidonax traillii
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus