Please help preserve the playa's surface by not riding on the lakebed when wet!
Call (760) 388-4411 for information about lake bed conditions and cost of entrance.
Visitor Center hours are from 8am - 4pm, 7 days a week.
For day-by-day information, follow Friends of El Mirage on Facebook for more information, updates, and lakebed closures.
DO NOT USE GOOGLE MAPS TO REACH THE OPEN AREA. GOOGLE MAPS WILL DIRECT YOU TO AN OLD ENTRANCE TO THE PARK THAT IS NON ACCESSIBLE.
Use this address to reach the open area: Mountain View Rd, Adelanto, CA 92301.
Vehicle Entry Permit
Each vehicle driven into the area will be required to have a special recreation permit. A separate permit is NOT required for any vehicles towed into the area. However, if a towed vehicle is later driven in or out of the area a permit will be required. More information can be found here.
Commercial Filming and Photography Permit
For Commercial Filming and Photography permits, please contact Dan Taylor at 909-300-5648 with the San Bernardino County Film Commission.
If you do not have a permit or permission from Dan Taylor, you will not be allowed to film in the park and will be trespassing on Federal property.
Friends of El Mirage