Bicycle Lake

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Bicycle Lake
Douglas RB-23.jpg
Douglas RB-23 of the USAAF photographed at Bicycle Lake (assigned to Muroc Lake Army Air Base
Location Fort Irwin Military Reservation, Mojave Desert
San Bernardino County, California
Coordinates 35°16′48″N 116°37′42″W / 35.28000°N 116.62833°W / 35.28000; -116.62833Coordinates: 35°16′48″N 116°37′42″W / 35.28000°N 116.62833°W / 35.28000; -116.62833
Lake type Endorheic basin
Primary outflows Terminal
Basin countries United States
Max. length 4 km (2.5 mi)
Max. width 3 km (1.9 mi)
Shore length1 12 km (7.5 mi)
Surface elevation 711 m (2,333 ft)
References [1]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Bicycle Lake is a dry lake in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, 60 km (37 mi) northeast of Barstow. The lake is approximately 4 km (2.5 mi) long and 3 km (1.9 mi) at its widest point.

Bicycle Lake is on federal lands and contains the Bicycle Lake Army Airfield.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Bicycle Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.