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The Best Hiking in Inyokern

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Top hiking spots in and near Inyokern

  • Inyokern, California

    Five Fingers Trail

    2.34 mi / 1234 ft gain
    Five Fingers Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Onyx, California.
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  • Ridgecrest, California

    Lone Ridge

    2.38 mi / 423 ft gain
    Lone Ridge is an out-and-back trail that is moderately difficult located near Ridgecrest, California.
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  • Ridgecrest, California

    El Paso Mountains Jeep Trail

    3.54 mi / 341 ft gain
    El Paso Mountains Jeep Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Ridgecrest, California.
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  • Ridgecrest, California

    College Boulevard Loop

    3.55 mi / 620 ft gain
    College Boulevard Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Ridgecrest, California.
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  • Kern County, California

    PCT: CA Section G - Walker Pass to Crabtree Meadow (Mount Whitney)

    119.99 mi / 26522 ft gain
    PCT: CA Section G - Walker Pass to Crabtree Meadow (Mount Whitney) is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Inyokern, California.
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  • Kern County, California

    Walker Pass Campground Trail

    1.84 mi / 240 ft gain
    Walker Pass Campground Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Onyx, California.
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  • Kern County, California

    Off-Road to McIver's Cabin

    5.0
    A little over 2 hours north of LA on Highway 14, there is an abrupt turnoff for Horse Canyon Road, which is also SC65. Just a few hundred meters off the 14 there is a large map which you continue straight by and follow SC65 for about 7 miles, along relatively flat dirt roads. The trail does bec...
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  • Kern County, California

    Opal Canyon OHV Trail

    8.61 mi / 889 ft gain
    Opal Canyon OHV Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cantil, California.
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  • Onyx, California

    Bird Spring Pass to Skinner Peak

    8.53 mi / 2270 ft gain
    Bird Spring Pass to Skinner Peak is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Weldon, California.
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  • Kern County, California

    Camp Under Red Rock Canyon

    Red Rock Canyon is a must stop for those driving along Highway 14 between the Owens and Antelope Valleys. The park is located where the southernmost tip of the Sierra Nevada converge with the El Paso Range and features scenic desert cliffs, buttes, and spectacular rock formations. Each tributary ...
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  • Cantil, California

    Hike Nightmare Gulch

    10 mi / 1200 ft gain
    Heading north on highway 14, pass the turnoff for Ricardo campground on your left and take the second turn-off on the right, immediately past the large rock outcropping. Park and walk a few feet up the obvious trail and you should see a sign for Scenic Canyon to the right. Follow that trail acros...
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  • Kern County, California

    Red Cliffs Trail

    1 mi / 101 ft gain
    Red Cliffs Trail Is a loop trail that is moderately difficult located near is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Cantil, California
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  • Cantil, California

    Hagen Trail

    1.16 mi / 115 ft gain
    Hagen Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cantil, California.
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  • Cantil, California

    Ricardo Camp South Loop Trail

    1.11 mi / 220 ft gain
    Ricardo Camp South Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near California City, California.
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  • Inyo County, California

    Fossil Falls Trail

    4.5
    0.58 mi / 43 ft gain
    Fossil Falls is located east of Highway 395, a few miles south of Coso Junction, 45 min north of Ridgecrest. There is Bureau of Land Management sign pointing the way, but it is small, faded, and easy to miss, so be on the lookout. After about a mile drive on a marked dirt road, you'll reach the ...
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  • Inyokern, California

    Long Valley Trail

    4.77 mi / 627 ft gain
    Long Valley Trail is an out-and-back trail that is moderately difficult located near Inyokern, California.
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