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What trail/road is this? I'd like to check it out.
First, since I'm not sure if you are familiar with the area, it is near the Joshua Tree National Park in Twentynine Palms, CA. This day I went to three separate BLM locations that I'll try to map out for you as best as I can with more descriptions.

*Disclaimer, I did the best I can to find the areas using Google Maps so be careful if you follow my directions. Also, make sure to air down because there's a lot of gravel in the first area and a lot of soft sand in the second two spots.

1st Spot (1st three pictures). I went East on Morning Drive the at the end of the road, made a right onto the dirt road. (If you know the area) there's an unofficial shooting range back there off of Gold Park Road.
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From the gun range, I drove past it South East ish, then started the climb uphill. There are a few spots where I ain't sure about clearance so my wife go out to make sure it was clear but the sketchiest part was the sharp right turn close to the end that you will see below. For the next 100-200 meter climb, the road is narrow with a drop off on the passenger side. I recommend you have a guide walk that last bit to keep you safe.
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The next 4 pictures (all of the hills):
Heading North on Utah Trail, I turned right onto Joe Davis Dr. and headed toward the hills in the distant. I don't remember the exact trail, but make sure you air down because there's a few patches of soft sand.

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The very last two pictures: Start heading West on 2 Mile Road crossing Sunrise Rd. Shortly after you pass Canyon Rd you will turn off onto a small dirt road heading toward the Dunes that you can see off of 2 Mile Road. There's plenty of tire marks going up/down the hills but one wrong turn of the wheel and I'm sure you will roll down. That was too much for me to try so I just enjoyed the view. To get to the top, I drove around the left side of the hills and there's a easy and gradual road going up there.
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Hope this helps. And again, if the maps aren't accurate I apologize in advance. It's all dirt roads so I'm just going off of memory and the best image I can pull from Google Maps.
 

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First, since I'm not sure if you are familiar with the area, it is near the Joshua Tree National Park in Twentynine Palms, CA. This day I went to three separate BLM locations that I'll try to map out for you as best as I can with more descriptions.

*Disclaimer, I did the best I can to find the areas using Google Maps so be careful if you follow my directions. Also, make sure to air down because there's a lot of gravel in the first area and a lot of soft sand in the second two spots.

1st Spot (1st three pictures). I went East on Morning Drive the at the end of the road, made a right onto the dirt road. (If you know the area) there's an unofficial shooting range back there off of Gold Park Road.
View attachment 537618


From the gun range, I drove past it South East ish, then started the climb uphill. There are a few spots where I ain't sure about clearance so my wife go out to make sure it was clear but the sketchiest part was the sharp right turn close to the end that you will see below. For the next 100-200 meter climb, the road is narrow with a drop off on the passenger side. I recommend you have a guide walk that last bit to keep you safe.
View attachment 537614


The next 4 pictures (all of the hills):
Heading North on Utah Trail, I turned right onto Joe Davis Dr. and headed toward the hills in the distant. I don't remember the exact trail, but make sure you air down because there's a few patches of soft sand.

View attachment 537617


The very last two pictures: Start heading West on 2 Mile Road crossing Sunrise Rd. Shortly after you pass Canyon Rd you will turn off onto a small dirt road heading toward the Dunes that you can see off of 2 Mile Road. There's plenty of tire marks going up/down the hills but one wrong turn of the wheel and I'm sure you will roll down. That was too much for me to try so I just enjoyed the view. To get to the top, I drove around the left side of the hills and there's a easy and gradual road going up there.
View attachment 537616

Hope this helps. And again, if the maps aren't accurate I apologize in advance. It's all dirt roads so I'm just going off of memory and the best image I can pull from Google Maps.
Thank you so much!! My parents live in Yucca Valley and I visit once in a while. These routes look super fun and I'll give them a try!!
 

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Thank you so much!! My parents live in Yucca Valley and I visit once in a while. These routes look super fun and I'll give them a try!!
Enjoy. I go out pretty often looking for new places. I have a buddy that loves checking out all of the mines in/around JTNP so he's always hitting me up to drive out to random spots. Maybe we can all go together one day, what are you driving? I went to your page to check it out but couldn't find or see anything.
 
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