Hinkley Desert Lighthouse

Total Miles


746.83 ft


0.25 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This is the trail that takes you to the Hinkley Desert Lighthouse. The lighthouse was built in 2017 by artist Daniel Hawkins. The entire Lighthouse is lit at night. The route is an easy dirt road/trail that can be traversed by almost any vehicle. There is a small hill climb required to reach the Lighthouse.


The dirt road is fairly smooth and hard-packed. No obstacles are encountered from Hinkley Road to the Lighthouse.

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Access Description

Exit the 58 freeway at Hinkley Road. Turn North on Hinkley Road and travel for 2.4 miles. Turn right on Salinas Road and travel 1.25 miles to Black Canyon Road. Turn right and in 1.5 miles you will reach the Lighthouse.

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