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town.red mountain

Photo Credit Copyright Aaron Linsdau

Highway 395 in the North Mojave Desert has plenty old mining camps. Red Mountain California was also known as Osdick CA in the early mining days.
elevation: 3600'
population: 130
zip code: 93558

Desert

terrain:
high desert - almost a ghost town


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location:
San Bernardino County
S of Ridgecrest
on Hwy 395

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recreation:

  • off-roading
  • camping
  • antique shopping
  • petroglyphs
  • ghost towns
  • old mines
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Death Valley National Park
  • Spangler Hills OHV
  • Trona Pinnacles
  • Red Rock Canyon State Park
  • Jawbone Canyon
  • description:
    Blink & you may miss it, as you are hauling ass 80 mph, way up Hwy 395. This small high desert community, near Randsburg, is located in the Rand Mining District & has plenty rich mining history. Worth a stop, but overnights best at neighboring Randsburg, CA

    nearby towns:
    Randsburg [Ghost Town]
    Johannesburg
    Ridgecrest
    Mojave
    Death Valley
    Trona






    Red Mountain Ghost Town, CA 1987




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