Mojave Desert

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Mojave Desert
Photo: Off-roaders playing on some Mojave sand dunes.
Off-Road Information
Other Names: The Mojave, Mojave National Preserve
Terrain: desert
Off-Road Use: Restricted trails and open use areas
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Camping: Depends on location
County: Mulitple
Nearest Cities: Needles, CA, Goffs, CA
Map Links: Google Map Yahoo Map
Satellite Map: Google Satellite
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GPS Coords: 35.112045,-115.425797
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The Mojave Desert is a large desert that is made up of a large portion of southern California and smaller parts of southwestern Utah, southern Nevada, and northwestern Arizona. It is over 22,000 mi² (57,000 km²) in size. The topographical boundaries include the Tehachapi Mountains together with the San Gabriel and San Bernardino mountain range. Elevations range from 11,916 feet (3,632 m) at Charleston Peak down to Death Valley, which is 282 ft (85.5 m) below sea level.

There are many, many off-road trails and open-use areas throughout the Mojave Desert.

Off-Road Trails in the Mojave Desert[edit]