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WAGON WHEEL
(Off Highway Vehicle Staging Area)
LATITUDE: N 3534.364
LONGITUDE: W 11733.139
ELEVATION 3222'
(GPS Reading taken at the Information
Board near Trona Road.)
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Wagon Wheel Sign and Information Board
Sign and Information Board

WAGON WHEEEL STAGING AREA
Wagon Wheel Rock Formations

This used to be a peaceful and quiet
camp area, but has been taken over
by the ATV and OHV crowds.

WAGON WHEEEL CAMPFIRE
Wagon Wheel Dispersed Campsite

There are miles of these rock formations
with roads throughout. The landscapes
look insane like being on the moon.

New vaulted toilets at Wagon Wheel
New vaulted toilets at Wagon Wheel

There are several new vaulted toilets...
Since 2006??? Can't remember them
from before...

RVs
RV's in desert... Monday April 2, 2007

Primitive camping and firerings.

Desert conditions, bring your own water.

Graffiti all over the rocks
Graffiti all over the rocks. Looks like children,
except there are some adult words.

DIRECTIONS:
Trona Road
Between Hwy.178 and Red Mountain
From Red Mountain / Hwy.395
Take Trona Road about 16 miles
Wagon Wheel is right side of road

From Ridgecrest
Take Hwy.178 east to Trona Road.
Turn right and Wagon Wheel is 6-7 miles

Hwy.178 to Red Mountain is 22 miles.

NOTE:
Holidays such as Thanksgiving and
New Years can get crowded with hundreds
of RVs with ATVs.

When in this area be sure to check out
TRONA PINNACLES
Incredible... over 500 pinnacles up to
40' wide and 140' tall. One of the most
amazing places...


Showers at Death Valley National Park
Furnace Creek Visitor Center

Showers and water at Paradise Cove C.G.
Hwy 178, about 4 miles east of Lake Isabella
Showers $.50 / 4 minutes

Rocks painted like fish heads
Rocks painted like fish heads.
Can't remember the exact location.

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
Photos and information about Death Valley.
Includes free Campground Directory.

Arch Off Whitney Portal Road
Arch Off Whitney Portal Road
Alabama Hills Recreation Area

ARCHES OF ALABAMA HILLS
There are hundreds of natural arches and
windows throughout the Alabama Hills.
Located west from Lone Pine, CA

Also see: ALABAMA HILLS
Also see: BONELLI LANDING
Also see: BRECKENRIDGE
Also see:
BRISTLECONE PINE FOREST
Also see:
BUTTERMILK COUNTRY
Also see:
CHIMNEY PEAK
Also see:
COTTONWOOD CANYON
Also see:
CRAGGY WASH
Also see:
CROWLEY LAKE
Also see:
DEADMAN CAMPGROUND
Also see:
DEATH VALLEY / SALINE
Also see:
DEATH VALLEY / WILDROSE
Also see:
GOVERNMENT WASH
Also see:
GREG'S HIDEOUT
Also see:
JAWBONE ROAD
Also see:
JOSHUA TREE
Also see:
KEYESVILLE ROAD
Also see:
LAKE HAVASU
Also see:
LAKE ISABELLA
Also see:
MOJAVE DESERT
Also see:
NEEDLE MOUNTAINS
Also see:
NORTH FORK KERN RIVER
Also see:
SHERMAN PASS ROAD
Also see:
TRONA PINNACLES
Also see:
WALKER PASS

Old house in Keeler California
Old house in Keeler, CA

KEELER, CALIFORNIA
Photos from Keeler, CA
Located on Hwy.136
13 miles east from Lone Pine, CA
What a bizarre town... a complete
subculture. Included under the
listing for Ghost Towns, but
people still live here.

Underground House in Darwin
Underground House in Darwin, CA

DARWIN, CALIFORNIA
Darwin is off Hwy.190 west of
Death Valley National Park. It could
be listed as a Ghost Town, but people
live here. There are sections of
interesting old company houses...

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Camped here June 5, 2008

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WAGON WHEEL