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Amboy Crater, Amboy

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Desert Volcano
Amboy Crater is an extinct North American cinder cone type of volcano that rises above a 70km2 lava field in southern California. It is a National Natural Landmark located in the Eastern Mojave Desert and within Mojave Trails National Monument, in San Bernardino County, California.It is equidistant and about 75mi between Barstow to the west and Needles to the east, and 1.5mi south of historic U.S. Route 66, near the town of Amboy, California in San Bernardino County, California. Amboy Crater was designated the Amboy Crater National Natural Landmark in May, 1973.LocationThe Amboy Crater's location is 2.5mi southwest of the town of Amboy and the Route 66-National Trails Highway. The Bullion Mountains are to the west, and Bristol Mountains to the northeast.
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  • June is just too hot. We hiked a little but didn't make it to the crater. I would like to return to complete the mission.  more »
  • A very good place to visit. About 1,5 miles south from Route 66, near Amboy. There are picnic area and restrooms. A nice view.  more »
  • I lucked out with this place. I was in nearby Mojave National Preserve while on spring break and saw via a wildflower website that this place was in full bloom that same week. So I went out of my way ...  more »