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Mojave Desert/Joshua Tree Road

Basics
Location:
In southwestern Utah west of St. George
Setting:
Desert
Surface:
Maintained Dirt/Gravel
Suitable Vehicle:
Any Vehicle
Length:
16 miles oneway
Time:
30 minutes
Season:
Drivable year round

Description

The Mojave Desert/Joshua Tree Scenic Backway starts in desert terrain populated with Joshua trees in the northern reach of the Mojave Desert. It travels north through hilly desert landscapes along the Beaver Mountain Range to its end in Shivwits, about 13 miles west of St. George. Beautiful wildflowers add to the scenery in summer.

Details

Location:
In southwestern Utah west of St. George
Setting:
Desert
Surface:
Maintained Dirt/Gravel
Suitable Vehicle:
Any Vehicle
Length:
16 miles oneway
Time:
30 minutes
Main Roads:
W Old Hwy 91
Season:
Drivable year round
Additional Details:
It is passable year-round, but difficult after a rainfall.

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