Bismarck’s Back Door

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Off on the backside of Doran Canyon is a lesser-known trail called Bismark's Backdoor. This trail is an easier alternative to the second half of Doran Canyon. The trail splits off and heads up a narrow canyon following an old mining trail to where it peaks at the top providing a stunning view of W...Read More
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Highlights of Bismarck’s Back Door

Altitude Category IconAltitude
Desert Category IconDesert
Ghost Town Category IconGhost Town
Iconic Category IconIconic
Mine Category IconMine
Rock Category IconRock
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
3238 ft
Shape of Trail
Connector
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
North
Official Trail Name
Bismark Backdoor
Nearest Town
Yermo
Nearest Services
Yermo
Management Agency
Bureau of Land Management
District
Barstow Field Office

Overview

Off on the backside of Doran Canyon is a lesser-known trail called Bismark's Backdoor. This trail is an easier alternative to the second half of Doran Canyon. The trail splits off and heads up a narrow canyon following an old mining trail to where it peaks at the top providing a stunning view of Wall Street just below. If you have done Doran dozens of times and looking for something new, check out this trail and enjoy what change it will bring.

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Trail Guide Overview
8 Waypoints
26 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
3 Community Reviews
1 Video
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