Important COVID-19/Creek Fire information:

Welcome back! The San Joaquin River Gorge recreation area is currently CLOSED.

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Friends of the San Joaquin River Gorge is a not-for-profit 501(c)(​3) established in 2015 to assist the Bureau of Land Management. Fr.​O.G​​ seeks to ignite, inspire and cultivate visitor’s connection with our local nature, culture and history.

Our organization is designed to foster stewardship and promote ethical preservation of natural, cultural and historic resources.

We aim to connect partners, patrons, visitors and volunteers to our communities via educational and hands-on experiences.