Trail 86B - Red Rock Canyon State Park - California

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With only a 2-hour drive north of Los Angeles, spectacular canyons can be observed in the El Paso Mountains. 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... Read More
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Highlights of Trail 86B - Red Rock Canyon State Park - California

Desert Category Icon Desert
Mine Category Icon Mine
Overland Category Icon Overland
Rock Category Icon Rock
Sand Category Icon Sand
Wash Category Icon Wash
Highest Elevation
3290 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
East
Official Trail Name
Trail 86B
Nearest Town
Cantil
Nearest Services
Inyokern
Management Agency
California State Parks
District
Red Rock State Park

Overview

With only a 2-hour drive north of Los Angeles, spectacular canyons can be observed in the El Paso Mountains. 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. Trail 86B is part of the State Motorized Trail System Route #6 and ends at Cudahy Camp. Cudahy Camp is an interesting mining camp in that it has a door in the side of the mountain that leads to a single room, and nonindigenous pine trees can be found near the building foundations. So, whether you're overlanding, or just taking your 4X4 out for quick access to the many trails within the Red Rock State Park system, Trail 86B is a great choice.

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29 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
2 Community Reviews
1 Video
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