Outbound Collective logo

Explore the Mojave Lava Beds

San Bernardino County, California

Details

Distance

1 miles

Elevation Gain

321 ft

Route Type

Loop

Description

This is a new adventure! Be the first to share your experience.

Join a supporting community of travelers and adventurers sharing their photos and local insights.

Added by The Outbound Collective

The Lava Beds Trail is a 1 mile hike in Mojave National Preserve that features wildflowers and, of course, lava beds. Perfect for all skill levels and abilities, very scenic with lots of Joshua Trees!

This trail is open for use year-round, but temperatures can get very hot in the summer. Dogs are allowed on this trail but must be kept on leash. The stones are a little loose - so trekking poles or a walking stick is recommended. 

If you are spending the night in Mojave National Preserve, please note that there is no permit or registration system for backcountry travel & camping. Roadside vehicle camping is permitted in areas that have already been camped on and that have an existing fire ring. You can learn more about camping in Mojave National Preserve here.

Read More

Download the Outbound mobile app

Find adventures and camping on the go, share photos, use GPX tracks, and download maps for offline use.

Get the app

Features

Chillin
Photography
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Reviews

Have you done this adventure? Be the first to leave a review!

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

Nearby

Explore the Mojave Desert Lava Tube

Hike Teutonia Peak in Mojave National Preserve

Camp at Hole In the Wall Campground

Camp on an Isolated Mesa

Hike Kelso Dunes

Hike Rock Spring Loop Trail