cajon pass landscape Cajon Pass Lost Lake“Faults, Fossils, and Fun” is the theme of a San Bernardino County Museum day trip to the Cajon Pass on Saturday, February 22, 2014. Registration is now open for the excursion, which will be led by Senior Curator Kathleen Springer and Curator of Paleontology Eric Scott. The trip will depart from the museum in Redlands; advance reservations are required.

“The San Andreas fault system, water, and time created this unique geological treasure trove,” said Kathleen Springer. “A trip through the Cajon Pass, which joins the San Bernardino Valley to the high desert, reveals 70 million years of rocks and fossils!”

Participants will meet at the museum at 7:30 a.m. for an 8 a.m. departure. The cost of $70 per person ($60 for a San Bernardino County Museum Association member) includes transportation, morning coffee, lunch, water, and light snacks. The trip includes some strenuous hiking over steep, uneven terrain. Reservations can be made using a form available on the museum’s website,, or by calling Melissa Sanchez at the Museum Association at (909) 798-8625. Reservations must be received by February 14.

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