Just past the Rand District on U.S. 395 in the middle of the Indian Wells Valley, sits Ridgecrest and China Lake. Dramatic weather and landscape of this often overlooked travel destination are in sharp contrast to the forests and lakes of the north.
The Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival will return for a third year this fall, running Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 6, with a few changes from years past.
There is a light at end of tunnel for China Lake Museum move. The longstanding dream of a new, offbase location for the China Lake Museum is now close to reality, with a large grant in pocket and building permit application filed and under review.
A popular filming location, The Trona Pinnacles will spark your imagination. Fly to the moon, a distant planet, or imagine prehistoric creatures roaming the desert expanse.