Mojave Road

4.8/5 (57 reviews)
Filled with oddities, scenic beauty, history, and a sense of adventure it is no wonder that the Mojave Road has such an iconic stature. Formed as an early Native American trade route then an east-west passage for settlers, the road has a long history. Passing through the Mojave Desert Preserve and ... Read More
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Highlights of Mojave Road

Camping Category Icon Camping
Desert Category Icon Desert
Iconic Category Icon Iconic
Mine Category Icon Mine
Overland Category Icon Overland
Sand Category Icon Sand
Wash Category Icon Wash
Highest Elevation
5171 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Nearest Town
Baker
Nearest Services
Baker
Management Agency
Mojave National Preserve
District

Overview

Filled with oddities, scenic beauty, history, and a sense of adventure it is no wonder that the Mojave Road has such an iconic stature. Formed as an early Native American trade route then an east-west passage for settlers, the road has a long history. Passing through the Mojave Desert Preserve and the Lanfair Valley you are remote and far from civilization. Today it is one of the more famous overland routes in the southwest. Although the road is not at all technical, the sense of adventure you get by being so deep in the desert is what makes it worth the trip.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Guide Overview
69 Waypoints
209 Trail Photos
4 Trail Concerns
57 Community Reviews
1 Video
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