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Historical re-enactments, mini train rides for the kids, restaurants, gift shops could keep you busy in what is Calico ghost town, especially for the tourists. Yermo CA is located in the Mojave desert, along Interstate 15, east of Barstow. Some call it a middle of nowhere desert in Southern California, but in fact it is a major junction for interstate highways and railroad tracks.
elevation: 1926'
population: 1,750
zip code: 92398


desert with very little vegetation

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San Bernardino County
E of Bartsow
on I-15



  • off-roading
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • camping
  • rail road
  • ghost town
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Mojave National Preserve
  • Afton Canyon
  • BLM Barstow Desert
  • Amargosa River BLM
  • Calico Early Man Site
  • Rainbow Basin Natural Area
  • EV Charging Station
  • description:
    Mojave desert & historic mining area. Both Afton Canyon & Mojave Natural Preserve parks have camping, as well as Calico ghost town.

    nearby towns:
    Calico [Ghost Town]

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