The Lakebed is Closed!

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, cost of entrance and Visitor Center hours or visit the BLM's official page for El Mirage Dry Lake Bed.

For day-by-day information, follow Friends of El Mirage on Facebook for more information, updates, and lakebed closures.


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.

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