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High Speed fun in the desert

A few times a year speedfreaks from all over the US come together to race their vehicles at the... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Gert-Jan G
The Netherlands
A neat place

Been over 30 years and lots have changed. I guess there is a ranger station now guarding this huge... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
randy f
San Diego, California
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“dry lake bed”(3 reviews)
“el mirage”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
20471 Mountain View Rd, Adelanto, CA 92301
+1 760-388-4411
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

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 alternative to watch the racers have a...More

1  Thank Gert-Jan G
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Been over 30 years and lots have changed. I guess there is a ranger station now guarding this huge desert area. If you love the hot temperature and have an Rv it's great. I like the peace out there.

2  Thank randy f
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My family and I have visited El Mirage several times and they recently updated their bathrooms plus built a training area near the ranger station. We ride quads and dirt bikes and I love that there's not only hills but also the dry lake bed...More

Thank 0122MEdwards
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The ride here from LA itself was super nice. Nice to see more of the Californian landscape. This dry lake is pretty cool to see, you can get cool photos out there. You can also drive as fast as you want out there, if you're...More

Thank Rebecka J
Reviewed 12 August 2016

El Mirage dry lake bed has been home to Land Speed Racing (LSR) for more than half a century. The Southern California Timing Association (SCTA) was born here. Great place to watch competitors seek the elusive speed.

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Always a great time out on the dry lake bed. The folks at the entrance are friendly and the crew that sets up the time trials are awesome .

Thank Robert C
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Response from randy f | Reviewed this property |
The entrance has a gate. Guard at the gate. I suppose after hours you may get in but there are signs posted about fines without a ticket.$20 fee to enter for 24 hours.