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Amboy Crater, Amboy

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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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  • Right off Route 66 outside Amboy is a pull out sight to the crater. A short time we got to the top parking lot. A short trail took us to the overlook. Was surprised to see the size of the crater. Know...  more »
  • Me and my husband are doing free hiking trips across Southern California. He discover this place and it was stunning!! Maybe more than a mile hike, it was easy for me. Hard part was when I want to see...  more »
  • Me, my Husband & our adult daughter went to the Crater Sat. Feb.11,2016. My daughter & husband liked it but it was a long trek for me. It's quite a long walk from the parking lot to the Crater. Then y...  more »