Trail to Hill 582

Hesperia, California (SanBernardino County)

Last Updated: 03/31/2017
4 / 5 ( 2 reviews )
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Highlight: Trail to Hill 582
This is a trail that is all about the destination. Close to major highways and civilization, it offers a memorable quick getaway with the family to a place most will never see. Once you arrive at Hill 582 you will notice why it has been named one of the best train spotting locations in North America. A little oasis in the middle of the desert, offering history, scenic views, and a great picnic spot with benches and shade.

Route Information

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Waypoints

1. Trailhead ( mi)
There are many ways to start this trail, but this is the easiest to spot. Look for the brown sign that says "street legal vehicles only". Follow the trail up as it parallels the highway and then curves left.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Landers, CA

From Interstate 15 exit HWY138 and head east. You'll travel roughly 2 miles on HWY138, just before the first curve in the highway look for the trail on the left hand side. The easiest thing to spot is the brown sign stating street legal vehicles only.

Camping

Dispersed

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Writer Information

Josh Noesser

Mapping Crew - California

Joshua Noesser grew up in Southern California but has lived in different parts of the country during his young adult life. Josh was first turned to four wheeling when he road with one of his friends dad up Surprise Canyon in the Panamint Valley at age14. After nearly 3 different roll overs later and a half dozen intense waterfalls, Josh was hooked. At 16 he purchased his first Jeep a CJ 7 and by 17 was putting his first locker in it. Currently, Josh is the owner and CEO of Nybble, an IT Solutions Company based in Orange County, California. Nybble isn't your normal IT company where everyone stays in and plays video games. Nybble's average company trip is out on the trails since a good amount of his staff enjoy wheeling too. As Josh likes to say, he offers the only IT Company with the ability to provide services in extreme locations. "If you want a server at the top of The Hammers, we will take care of that for you." Today you can find Josh out on the trail behind the wheel in one of his three different off-road vehicles. See the vehicles below for more information. If you ever run into Josh, please say high, he is a very friendly person and is always happy to have a new person join the group.
For individual use only, not to be shared.