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If you're passing through Barstow and have a few hours then definitely go find this trail. I found this area first on TripAdvisor, but then I found this hike using Alltrails.
We visited on a cold windy March Friday morning, and we were the only...More
Went trail running today starting at the owl canyon camping area. The natural area is free for day use and $6 per night for camping. The canyons were amazing there and tons of trails that are not mapped. This place was amazing to take pictures...More
This place is out of this world. If you are a geology enthusiast, this is the place to go. The shifting and layers of the rocks are amazing. The rocks are many colored, hence the name, Rainbow Basin. A nice day for only the cost...More
We did the scenic drive around sunset on 8/31/18. There is lots of color (mostly greens, light reds and browns) and a good pull off overlook about half way through.
The area is relatively easy to find (just note the turn to it is a...More
Such an unique experience to see all the colors in the rocks and layers of earth. Very tranquil place filled with natural beauty. You need GOOD shocks or struts on your vehicle or you will be in for a bumpy ride.
This area has very interesting and unusual geology! The colors and stratum of the rocky hills and canyons are fascinating. It reminded me of Artist's Palette at Death Valley National Park. Rainbow Basin is located about 10 miles north of Barstow off Irwin Road; From...More
My wife and I were married here. A lot people asked us, " why the desert ? " Why? The Mojave Desert has some of the best sunset views anywhere, thus setting the stage for a sunset wedding. We both enjoy the beauty of the...More