The Mojave Road is a historic route across the Mojave Desert first used by Native Americans to travel between the Colorado River and the coast. Spanish explorers, Mexican traders, and American settlers have used the route. Today, the 121-mile long 4-wheel drive trail across the Mojave Desert is on the “bucket list” of every overland adventurer.
  • MAY 24-25, 2017
  • MOJAVE ROAD
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EVENT CHAIR
Russ Chung
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This run will conclude at base camp for the Hi Desert Round-Up. Registration for the Hi Desert Round-Up is not included with this run and must be purchased separately. Visit this link for details.

A scenic tour of the historic trail

By Russ Chung

Cal4Wheel has obtained a Special Use Permit from the National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management to lead a run over a portion* of the Mojave Road on May 24, 25 & 26, 2017. This run is part of Cal4Wheel's Hi Desert Round-Up and it is timed to allow participants to easily transition to the Hi Desert Round-Up, which starts on May 26. In addition to traveling the portion of the Mojave Road that traverses the Mojave National Preserve, we will take side trips to Hole-in-the-Wall, Kelso Depot, and Lava Tubes.

  • Kelso Depot
  • Soda Dry Lake
  • UPRR Railroad Bridge
  • Kelso Depot
  • Soda Dry Lake
  • UPRR Railroad Bridge

There is a $25 charge for this run, and participants must be members of Cal4Wheel. Vehicles must be street-legal and meet Cal4Wheel's safety requirements.

The run will depart at 1PM on Wednesday, May 24 from Fort Piute on the Mojave Road. Camp on Wednesday night will be at the Black Canyon Group Campground in the Mojave National Preserve. The camp on Thursday evening (May 25) will be at the Razor OHV Area.

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*Due to limitations of the Special Use Permit for this run, this run will start at Balance Rock (near Mile 10 of the Mojave Road just west of the California/Nevada border) on Wednesday morning, May 24 and end at the Slash-X Ranch on Friday afternoon, May 26 in time for the first run of High Desert Roundup.

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