El Paso Mountains Map


El Paso Range Points of Interest

The El Paso Mountains range is in the Mojave Desert of eastern California, USA. They are part of the El Paso Range, which extends from the northern Mojave Desert into the southernmost part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The El Paso Mountains are situated to the southwest of the city of Ridgecrest.

One notable feature in the El Paso Mountains is the Last Chance Canyon, popular among hikers, rock climbers, and nature enthusiasts. The area is known for its unique geological formations, including colorful canyons, rugged peaks, and interesting rock formations.

The El Paso Mountains are also home to several historic and archaeological sites. The region has evidence of past human habitation, including petroglyphs and remnants of old mining operations from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The area provides a glimpse into the history of Native American cultures and the prospecting activities in the region during the mining boom.