Opal Canyon Road - Red Rock Canyon State Park - California

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Only 2 hours north of Los Angeles, lies one of the most amazing collections of canyons in the El Paso Mountain range. Previously home to the Kawaiisu Indians, the El Paso Mountains contain much of their heritage to this day. Later on, mining became the mainstay. Many mining camps of different mine... Read More
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Highlights of Opal Canyon Road - Red Rock Canyon State Park - California

Desert Category Icon Desert
Mine Category Icon Mine
Rock Category Icon Rock
Sand Category Icon Sand
Wash Category Icon Wash
Highest Elevation
3189 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
East
Official Trail Name
Opal Canyon Road
Nearest Town
Cantil
Nearest Services
Inyokern
Management Agency
California State Parks
District
Red Rock State Park

Overview

Only 2 hours north of Los Angeles, lies one of the most amazing collections of canyons in the El Paso Mountain range. Previously home to the Kawaiisu Indians, the El Paso Mountains contain much of their heritage to this day. Later on, mining became the mainstay. Many mining camps of different minerals are spread across this mountain range. The Dutch Cleanser Mines, Bickel Camp, Cudahy Camp, Burro Schmidt Tunnel, Holland Camp and Holly Ash Mine are just a few of the attractions. This is a perfect trail if you love history, scenery, and are new to offroading.

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8 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
1 Community Reviews
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