NR8435 - Troy Road / Kane Wash

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3.8/5 (5 reviews)
Newberry Springs, California (San Bernardino County)
Last Updated: 03/18/2023
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NR8435 - Troy Road / Kane Wash stretches between the north end of Lucerne Valley and south end of Newberry Springs where high canyon walls, distant desert views, remote dispersed camping opportunities and long sand washes make up this easy and enjoyable off-road desert trail. Brown, gray and black walls of ancient lava rock tower above sections of white sandy trail and open up into wide panoramic desert views across this trail in the Newberry / Rodman BLM sub-region. This trail and it's many connecting trails offer plenty of easy desert exploration opportunities for any wheeler.

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3.8/5 (5)
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Rated 4/5
Visited: 11/09/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Cool trail. Very scenic. Kane springs was dry. I don’t know if that is a seasonal thing. Sand is thick. Went straight to Box canyon next to complete the day.
Trail Review: NR8435 - Troy Road / Kane Wash - Burt G
Trail Review: NR8435 - Troy Road / Kane Wash - Burt G
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 04/08/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

This trail travels through a scenic canyon and should be easy enough for any vehicle with enough clearance. This is an easier alternative to taking the west portion of Troy pipeline road if you prefer.
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Visited: 03/18/2023

There might be a lot of confusion lately with the San Bernardino National Forest order ( No. 05-12-00-23-03 ) closing almost all forest trails in southern California. This trail is still open.
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Rated 3/5
Visited: 02/03/2022

Made a quick run through here as a shortcut from Lucerne to Newberry Springs. Probably didn’t save me much time, but more enjoyable than pavement 😀
Trail Review: NR8435 - Troy Road / Kane Wash - G. Martin
Trail Review: NR8435 - Troy Road / Kane Wash - G. Martin
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Rated 3/5
Visited: 03/18/2019

Fun trail with a lot of interesting sites. About a quarter mile off trail, from waypoint 09 is Kane Spring, an actual desert oasis where spring water is running.
Trail Review: NR8435 - Troy Road / Kane Wash - G. Martin
Trail Review: NR8435 - Troy Road / Kane Wash - G. Martin
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