El Mirage

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4.7/5 (3 reviews)
Victorville, California (San Bernardino County)
Last Updated: 09/26/2022
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One of the great classics to the speed industry, El Mirage Dry lake bed is now a popular OHV area that many people go out to relax and enjoy its simple beauty. This off-roaders haven attracts everything form ATVs, motorcycles, trucks, 4x4's, buggies, land yachts, airplanes, rockets, gyrocopters, parasails, and a lot more. The area is roughly 24,000 acres with over 1000 feet of elevation change. If high speed is your thing, hang out on the lake bed, if narrow trails are your thing, check out the hills.

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4.7/5 (3)
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Rated 4/5
Visited: 05/21/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Interesting place. Most of the off roading is for bikes quads and side by sides but there are a few trails at the north end of the park that are more aimed for trucks, some of them have a hard difficulty level.. It was interesting to see the cars planes and wind powered cars on the lake bed. The lake bed is very easy to drive on, I saw a corvette heading out as I was leaving. Glad I went but not sure I would go back as it is not really aimed at me. There are covered tables and fire pits to camp at.
Trail Review: El Mirage - Ben
Trail Review: El Mirage - Ben
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 05/13/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Easier

Very simple lake bed. Great for photography and drone work. I loved it and it is 15 dollars for entry card or cash. If you’re looking for an easy off-roading trip this is the one.
Trail Review: El Mirage - Nathan Shilaimon
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 07/14/2020

Been going to this place since I was a kid. In fact road the first time on dirt bike (Off-road that is) here. It was a blast to stop in and check the place out again. I need to go back after it cools off to explore the area more. And yes, we did drag race a diesel pusher vs 5th wheel. We won't talk about who won.

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