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Bonanza Gulch

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Location Ridgecrest, CA
Rating Easy,
Length 17.9mi
Time 5hrs

Vehicle Types

Overview

See Bickel Camp, Burro Schmidt Tunnel and miners cabins.

Amazing desert trip includes stops at giant white caverns at the Holly Ash Cleanser Mine, historic Bonanza Gulch Post Office, several well-preserved miners’ cabins, sprawling Bickel Camp, and Burro Schmidt Tunnel. Many more roads to explore. Greensticker vehicles allowed, but stay on designated routes only. This is a BLM limited-use area. Take only pictures.

Rating

Easy
Trail Ratings Defined

Soft sand and one steep hill climb. Any stock SUV with 4-wheel drive and moderate clearance can handle this trail. Take plenty of water.

Stats

Length

17.9mi

Time

5hrs

High Point

4,120ft

Best Time To Go

Anytime

Avoid hot summer

Current Conditions

(760) 384-5400BLM, Ridgecrest Field Office

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