NR8435 - Troy Road / Kane Wash

Newberry Springs, California (San Bernardino County)

Last Updated: 02/03/2022
3 / 5 ( 2 reviews )
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Status:
Open
Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 11.67 miles
Highest Elevation: 4385 feet
Duration: About 1 hour, 30 minutes
Shape of Trail: Straight Through
Best Direction to Travel: North
Nearest Town: Newberry Springs
Nearest Town w/ Services: Newberry Springs
Official Road Name: NR8435
Management Agency: Bureau of Land Management
District: Barstow Field Office

Highlights

Highlight: NR8435 - Troy Road / Kane Wash
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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Waypoints

1. Trailhead - Go North (0 mi)
The trailhead is at the intersection of Camp Rock Road and Troy Road. Head north over the cattle grade to start on the trail.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Lucerne Valley, California

From downtown Lucerne Valley - head east on Highway 247 Old Women Spring Road for about 6 miles to Camp Rock Road. Turn left heading north on Camp Rock Road. Stay on Camp Rock Road for 4 miles then turn right to stay on Camp Rock Road. The paved road will turn into dirt in about 2 miles. Stay on the well-groomed dirt road for about another 12 miles to the ​trailhead.

Camping

Dispersed

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Writer Information

G. Martin

Mapping Crew - California

G. Martin, gm4x4 on Youtube , is a California native, born and raised in northern California and now living and wheeling in southern California. He enjoys exploring new trails and setting up camp in the remote outdoors. You may come across him in the middle of the Mojave Desert, the mountains of Big Bear, in the central Sierras near Shaver Lake or any other dirty, rocky road in the southwest.
For individual use only, not to be shared.