Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT)

Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) Extending from the Mexican border to the Canadian border, the historic Pacific Crest Trail serves as a wilderness highway for hikers. The BLM Ridgecrest […]

Short Canyon

Short Canyon Short Canyon is notable for its wildflowers and a waterfall. Though the trail is just one mile in length, over 290 species of plants have been identified along […]

Rademacher Hills Trail

Rademacher Hills Trail Located just south of Ridgecrest, above Cerro Coso College, you will find that this trail is well-maintained by volunteers and the BLM. The trail is open to […]

Chuckwalla Peak

Chuckwalla Peak Located north of Pine Tree Canyon, 5.5 miles south of Jawbone Station, this peak is popular with the Sierra Club and other hiking groups. The summit can be […]

Butterbredt Peak

Butterbredt Peak Located a short distance west of Butterbredt Spring, the summit can be reached via a hiking trail accessible from Jawbone Road at Hoffman Road. The peak is at […]

Walker Pass

Walker Pass In 1830, Joseph Walker became the first Caucasian to travel through the pass. The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) crosses the highway here, and just west of the […]