Barstow and Surrounding Communities
Newberry Springs Profile

Wet Set Village

Located to the East of Barstow, Newberry Springs is an Oasis of Beautiful Lakes in the High Desert

According to Wikipedia, Newberry Springs is located approximately 20 miles east of Barstow. It is accessible via I-15 and I-40. Encompassing about 117 square miles, it is probably the only area in California that offers 5 professional championship ski lakes, several private ski lakes, and five jet ski boat lakes.

Horton LakeNewberry Springs can boast about the Horton Water Ski School, which has been regarded as one of the finest water ski schools in the world. The beautiful Wet Set Village in Newberry Springs has shade trees, flowers and manicured lawns, and has featured water ski tournaments that have been shown on ESPN. Another lake in the Newberry Springs area is the privately owned Cheyenne Lake, which offers water skiing and jet skiing.

Cheyenne LakeNewberry Springs is also known for its agriculture. Irrigated by the Mojave Aquifer, the largest aquifer in the Western United States, Newberry Springs produces some of the best pistachios in the world. The climate in Newberry Springs is mild and ideal for many crops, including pistachios, apricots and alfalfa. Newberry Springs is also known for its farming operations, which include ostrich, buffalo, duck, turkey, catfish, and tropical koi fish. The average high temperature in the summer is 100-110 degrees. In the winter, lows generally get into the 20’s, but a dry cold temperature.

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