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elevation: 2289' population: 29,000 zip code: 93555


High desert city in Northern Mojave desert, near Southern Sierras

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Kern County
N of Mojave
off Hwy 395 @ jct. Hwy 178




  • camping
  • off-roading
  • mountain biking
  • horseback riding
  • Kennedy & Monache Meadows
  • ghost towns
  • mining
  • biking
  • hiking
  • Chimney Peak Scenic Route
  • petroglyph tours @ China Lake
  • Saline Valley Hot Springs
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Death Valley National Park
  • Fossil Falls
  • Trona Pinnacles
  • Red Rock Canyon State Park
  • Sequoia National Forest
  • Lake Isabella - Sierra Nevada
  • Bright Star Wilderness
  • North Mojave BLM Ridgecrest
  • Kiavah Wilderness
  • Manly Peak Wilderness
  • Owens Peak Wilderness
  • Sacatar Trail Wilderness
  • Golden Valley Wilderness
  • Grass Valley Wilderness
  • Chimney Peak Byway
  • Maturango Museum Ridgecrest
  • ridgecrest campgrounds

    Spangler Hills OHV Camping
    North Mojave BLM Camping
    Lone Pine Campground
    Whitney Portal Camping
    Troy Meadow Campground
    Kennedy Meadows Campground
    Chimney Creek Campground BLM
    Long Valley Campground BLM
    BLM Office Ridgecrest
    Ricardo Campground Redrock SP
    Cottonwood Campground

    tent camping

    High desert region with views of the majestic Southern Sierras. It's not about the city of Ridgecrest, where you can get a new tire or oil change when needed, but all the great landscape that is located around it. Within an hours drive you can be in pine filled mountains of the Sierra Nevada, high sierra sage meadows, examine joshua trees up close, find an old mine & explore desert back roads everywhere. Or you can head into the lunar-scapes of Panamint Valley, Trona Pinnacles or even the depths of Death Valley National Park.

    nearby towns:
    Randsburg [Ghost Town]
    Red Mountain
    Lone Pine
    Panamint Springs
    Death Valley
    Lake Isabella
    local links:

    Ridgecrest Chamber of Commerce
    128 E. California Ave, Ridgecrest, CA 93555

    City of Ridgecrest CA
    Inyokern Airport
    Desert Indian Museum
    Recycling Center
    Pita Fresh
    Cocina Caliente

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