Kelbaker Road is a scenic drive through the Mojave Desert

Kelbaker Road is the name of a very scenic drive through the Mojave Desert, in San Bernardino County, in the southern portion of the U.S. state of California.

Kelbaker Road

How long is Kelbaker Road in the Mojave Desert?

Tucked away in the Mojave National Preserve, the road is 109.43km (68.4 miles) long. 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.

Is Kelbaker road paved?

It’s a two-lane highway totally paved suitable for passenger cars. The drive offers stunning views of some desolate beauty in the heart of the Mojave Desert. The road tops out at Granite Pass, at 1.233m (4,045ft) above the sea level. Due to the nature of the rural highway, summer flooding due to monsoonal thunderstorms can occur along the roadway.