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El Mirage Lake, Adelanto

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#1810 of 2,026 in Parks in California
Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
El Mirage Lake is a dry lake bed in the northwestern Victor Valley of the central Mojave Desert, within San Bernardino County, California.

The lake is located about 9 miles (14 km) west-northwest of the town of Adelanto and 10 mi (16 km) north of Highway 18 in San Bernardino County.

The dry lake, at an elevation of 2,840 ft (870 m), is approximately 6 mi (9.7 km) long.

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  • Great area to have fun riding, lots of camping spots and fun trails with lots of signage. When the lake bed is dry you can drive on it and it also has no speed limit! Fun, Fun, Fun!!!!  more »
  • A few times a year speedfreaks from all over the US come together to race their vehicles at the Mirage dry lake. As the Bonneville flats are getting rained out more and more El Mirage is a great...  more »
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  • Great place to ride red and green sticker year around
  • Just in case someone listened to the idiots who say this is a fine place for shooting: "The El Mirage OHV Area is a NO SHOOTING AREA. This includes BB guns, paint guns, and bow & arrows" This is supposed to be a safe place for landsailing. Why do u need an ultra flat terrain and a wind basin to shoot guns unless you're an idiot? There are so many places to go shoot and to drive atvs over real burms... unless you're a child who is learning, or u need training wheels, why come here?

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