Kelbaker Road

Kelbaker Road, a scenic drive through the Mojave Desert

Kelbaker Road is a scenic drive through the Mojave Desert, in San Bernardino County, California, USA.

Is Kelbaker road paved?

Located within the Mojave National Preserve, the road is 109.43km (68.4 miles) long. It’s a two-lane highway totally paved. The drive offers stunning views of some desolate beauty in the heart of the Mojave Desert. The road tops out at Granite Pass, at an levation of 4,045ft (1.233m).

The road links I-15 at Baker in the north to County Route 66, part of the National Trails Highway (Historic Route 66), east of Ludlow, in the south. Due to the nature of the rural highway, summer flooding due to monsoonal thunderstorms can occur along the roadway.


NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.