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Fun and interesting attractions in the area:               Click here for the full article

Death Valley National Park  (home to the continental lowest point of elevation)

Mt. Whitney (the highest continental point of elevation)

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

Maturango Museum of Natural History (schedule tours of local petroglyphs here)

Museum of Western Film History in Lone Pine

Trona Pinnacles

BLM Horse and Burro Facility

U.S. Naval Museum of Armament and Technology

Scenic drive up Highway 395 along the Eastern Sierras

Ridgecrest, CA

Ridgecrest  is located in the Mojave Desert on the eastern side of the Sierra Mountains at their most southern tip. In town is the Desert Empire Fairgrounds which will be home to the 2019 AERC National Championship Ride.

The Desert Empire Fairgrounds

The Desert Empire Fairgrounds is within the city limits of Ridgecrest, CA and will be the base camp for the 2019 AERC National Championship Rides.  Stalls are available for rent and there is spacious room for parking large rigs.  There is running water in camp (bring a hose) and flush toilets with hot showers.