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Home / Mojave bicycle-camping trips / 2008: Mojave National Preserve Mountain-Bike Camping and Hike / Day 5: Afternoon hike to an old mine site in the Bighorn Basin hills, Mojave National Preserve /

OK, here we go; I've been looking forward to this hike over the hill into the Bighorn Basin area of the Granite Mountains

OK, here we go; I've been looking forward to this hike over the hill into the Bighorn Basin area of the Granite Mountains ThumbnailsA few desert dudleya grow in the rocks along the old roadThumbnailsA few desert dudleya grow in the rocks along the old roadThumbnailsA few desert dudleya grow in the rocks along the old roadThumbnailsA few desert dudleya grow in the rocks along the old roadThumbnailsA few desert dudleya grow in the rocks along the old road

The old road to the mine is in a Wilderness area, so motor vehicles and bicycles are prohibited. Where they exist, these closed roads serve as excellent hiking trails.