Bureau of Land Management, California.
This area offers rock collectors a chance to wander about a collect a plentiful supply of jasper. It is short distance from the town of Needles, however a 4x4 wheel is required to access it. This area sits at the base of Flattop Mountain and offers wonderful views of the Ward Valley area.
From Needles, CA, take I-40 west approx. 20 miles to the Water Road exit. Exit south and take BLM Route NS056 - Hightower Road southeast approx. 5 miles. Turn left onto BLM Route NS061 - Flattop Mountain Road and drive approx. 4 miles to BLM Route NS064. Turn right onto NS064 and the rock collecting area will be on both sides of the route.