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Photo Credit Copyright Damian Hopper

Pronounced zai-ziks, most people know remote Zzyzx Road as an exit off the Interstate 15, on your way to Las Vegas. But there may be some sort of life out here in the Mojave Desert. This photo is from a small abandon resort that was in operation within the last decade, once called Zzyzx Mineral Springs Resort. The locale was also known as "Soda Springs" in the mid-19th century.
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California Atlas
elevation: 938' population: 5 zip code: 92332


dry lake bed

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San Bernardino County
S of Baker
on I-15



  • camping
  • off-roading
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • birdwatching
  • old mines
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Mojave National Preserve
  • Soda Dry Lake / Lake Mojave
  • Lake Tuendae
  • Zzyzx Airstrip
  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • zzyzx campgrounds

    Mojave NP
    Mojave Oasis RV Park

    tent camping

    Remote desert research community on the way to Las Vegas. Zzyzx Road runs south of Interstate 15. California State University, Desert Studies Center is here.

    nearby towns:
    Calico [Ghost Town]
    local links:

    Road Trip America
    Kelso Dunes
    Zzyzx Mojave Desert Photos
    Desert Studies Center
    Zzyzx Mineral Springs and Health Resort

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