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    Death Valley National Park
    3.3 million acre preserve of the most inhospitable and also scenic terrain in the continental United States. Many historical landmarks and several species of plant and fish unique only to the parkland.

    Maturango Museum
    Las Flores Ave and China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA; (760) 375-6900;
    Open Daily: 10AM-5PM (Exc: Major Holidays); Admission: $2;

    Exhibits protraying life in the Upper Mojave Desert, including ancient American Native petroglyphs, art gallery, and children's exhibits.
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    Trona Pinnacles National Natural Landmark
    Located at Searles Lake, east of SR-178, near Trona; (760) 384-5400; Free Admission; BLM Website;
    Maze of rock monoliths jutting out of a dry-lake bed, was used as a backdrop for the popular movie: Star Trek: The Final Frontier. The pinnacles are the nation's best example of tufa formations, gnarled columns of calcium carbonate which were formed by upwelling underwater springs some 50,000 years when most of the area was covered by a lake.

    Popular Hiking Trails:
    All directions are approximate, and we strongly advise you check with the nearest ranger station regarding climate conditions, backcountry permits, trail maps and directions.

    • Darwin Falls - 1.5 mile trail across Darwin Plateau with deep chasms cut across the volcanic rock face and spring fed creeks. Popular in spring for abundance of desert wildlife and migratory birds. (Trailhead look for roadsign on SR-190, five miles west of Panamint Springs, for Darwin Falls.)
    • Surprise Canyon - 10 mile trail thru rugged mountain terrain with deep cut canyons to abandon mines. (Trailhead: follow SR-190 to Panamint Valley Rd, to Trona Wildrose Road to Indian Ranch Road)

    Goldstone JPL Facility - Ft Irwin CA
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    Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex is located about 35 miles north of Barstow on the Ft. Irwin Military Base. Our tour begins at the Goldstone museum where three large areas are dedicated to current missions, past missions, and Deep Space Network history - plus there is a hands-on room for children. The guided tour then travels around the 53-square-mile complex to view the large antennas. All tours must be scheduled in advance.

    China Lake Naval Weapons Testing Center
    1723 sq mi weapons development facility and testing range where nearly every weapon in the US arsenal has undergone testing. There are two major geothermal power plants and numerous petroglyphs located in the Coso Mountains on the north end of the reservation. Navy Website.

    Ridgecrest Cinemas
    1631 North Triangle Drive, Ridgecrest, CA 93555; (760) 446-7771;

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    Desert Festival Adventure - Watch for the next local holiday parade, festival, carnival, fair, exposition, tournament or party.

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    Golf, tennis, soccer, aquatics, gymnastics and more.
    Desert Sport Adventure - Tickets and league schedule info for regional professional and amateur sports including football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, racing and more.
    Desert Golf Adventure - Ridgecrest Golf Course and Tournament information.
    Desert Recreation Adventure - Ridgecrest outdoor recreational activities including biking, boating, fishing, camping and hiking trails.

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    Ridgecrest Youth Sports
    Local sports programs including youth and adult leagues in soccer, baseball little league and travel teams, pop warner football and cheer, volleyball, basketball, golf, hockey and much more.

    Ridgecrest Youth Groups
    Young people can discover their talents and have fun through participation in local performing arts, sports, dance and ballet groups. Learn more about self-improvement opportunities with local boys and girls clubs, YMCA facilities, boy scout troops and more.

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    There are lots of business and employment opportunities available in this region at the many area hotels, schools, industrial enterprises, and tourism theme parks.

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