Kramer Arch

4.9/5 (16 reviews)
Kramer Arch, located near the abandoned ghost town of Calico, is a stone arch just large enough for a vehicle to squeeze through. Because of this, people come from far away to experience this unique site for its interesting challenges and photogenic qualities. Simply said, a photo of your vehicle ...Read More
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Highlights of Kramer Arch

Altitude Category IconAltitude
Camping Category IconCamping
Desert Category IconDesert
Ghost Town Category IconGhost Town
Iconic Category IconIconic
Mine Category IconMine
Rock Category IconRock
Sand Category IconSand
Scenic Category IconScenic
Wash Category IconWash
Highest Elevation
2579 ft
Shape of Trail
Loop
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
East
Official Trail Name
Kramer Arch
Nearest Town
Barstow
Nearest Services
Barstow
Management Agency
Bureau of Land Management
District
Barstow Field Office

Overview

Kramer Arch, located near the abandoned ghost town of Calico, is a stone arch just large enough for a vehicle to squeeze through. Because of this, people come from far away to experience this unique site for its interesting challenges and photogenic qualities. Simply said, a photo of your vehicle crossing the event horizon of Kramer Arch is a spectacular moment for both vehicle and driver. A moment that can live forever on the wall of your living room or office.

Whether heading to the SoCal Desert for the Famous Mojave Road or Calico for its legendary silver mining history and off-roading, a stop at Kramer Arch is a life-changing and must-do event.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

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6 Waypoints
20 Trail Photos
3 Trail Concerns
16 Community Reviews
1 Video
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