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Mojave River / Wash

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5/5 (2 reviews)
Barstow, California (SanBernardino County)
Last Updated: 09/26/2022

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The Mojave River / Wash is a fun secret of the desert. Not far from Calico Ghost Town or Afton Canyon, this trail gives you the chance to shake off those 4 low jitters and really open it up and get some wind in that hair. While on the wash expect lots of soft sand, the ability to travel at extremely high speeds, lots of great views, a couple rock gardens, and plenty of unexpected drop offs.

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5/5 (2)
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Visited: 10/23/2015

Ran the Mojave Wash this last weekend only to find it has changed a lot. What would guess is it looks like some serious flooding has happened out there. Some of the rock gardens are gone and their is a lot more bushes then normal. Also along the route was a lot more water and mud then normal. The path was more conducive to high speeds was able to hold 45mph pretty easily.
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 05/31/2015

This is a nice trail to take if you really want to travel as much of the Mojave Road as possible. It mostly parallels the highway and most people, after traveling the first 140 miles through beautiful scenery, really are uninterested in these final 10 miles. But purists will insist this is the only way to do the Mojave Road.

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