The Mojave Desert Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The Mojave Desert - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Afton Canyon

  • Canyon

Because of its colorful, steep walls, Afton Canyon is often called the Grand Canyon of the Mojave. It was carved over thousands of years...

Air Flight Test Museum at Edwards Air Force Base

  • Museum/Gallery

This museum, at what many consider to be the birthplace of supersonic flight, chronicles the rich history of flight testing. Numerous...

Alabama Hills

  • Mountain–Sight

Drop by the Lone Pine Visitor Center for a map of the Alabama Hills and take a drive up Whitney Portal Road (turn west at the light)...

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

  • Forest

About an hour's drive from Independence or Bishop you can view some of the oldest living trees on earth, some of which date back more...

Antelope Valley Indian Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

Notable for its one-of-a-kind artifacts from California, Southwest, and Great Basin native tribes, the museum occupies an unusual Swiss...

Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve

  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

The California poppy, the state flower, can be spotted throughout the state, but this quiet park holds the densest concentration. Seven...

Antelope Valley Winery/Donato Family Vineyard

  • Store/Shop/Mall

Cyndee and Frank Donato purchased the Los Angeles-based McLester Winery in 1990 and moved it to Lancaster, where the high-desert sun...

Beverly and Jim Rogers Museum of Lone Pine Film History

  • Museum/Gallery

Hopalong Cassidy, Barbara Stanwyck, Roy Rogers, John Wayne—even Robert Downey Jr.—are among the stars who have starred in Westerns...

Calico Early Man Site

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

The earliest-known Americans fashioned the artifacts buried in the walls and floors of the pits here. Nearly 12,000 stone tools—used...

Calico Ghost Town

  • Ghost Town

Once a wild and wealthy mining town, Calico took off in 1881 when prospectors found a rich deposit of silver in the area, and by 1886...

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