McCain Valley Road

A soaring desert trail with some amazing overlooks.

Total Miles
14.3

Elevation

1376.48 ft

Duration

4 Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Spring/Summer/Fall/Winter

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Trail Overview

Difficulty

Easy: Passenger cars can reach the overlooks. High clearance best after Carrizo Overlook.

Technical Rating

2

Access Description

Get off Interstate 8 at Highway 94, exit 65. Drive south 0.5 miles and turn left on Old Highway 80. Go east 1.8 miles and turn left on McCain Valley Road. Go north 2.4 miles to fork where pavement ends.