Lower Murano Road

Total Miles


1068.14 ft



Technical Rating



Best Time

Winter, Fall, Spring

Trail Overview

It's a generally sandy two-track trail with plenty of bermed corners and some deeper washouts. The trail progresses and crosses through some impressive large rocks. Watch for desert tortoises and military planes buzzing the deck VERY LOW. If you are lucky, one of the pilots may wave at you! There are 2 bars 5G cell service. This is Desert Tortious habitat. Please keep an eye out for them.


Some Sandy sections and narrow sections, paint damage may happen from desert bushes.

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Access Description

From the south, use US 395 to the town of Red Mountain and then take the Trona-Red Mountain Road 7 miles north to the boundary of the OHV area. Teagle Wash, a great place to unload and begin your riding, is another 2 miles north. From the City of Ridgecrest, take the Trona-Red Mountain Road from SR 178. Spangler can also be accessed from within the City of Ridgecrest by traveling south approximately 3 miles on College Heights Boulevard to the OHV area north boundary.