Devils Playground

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The Devils Playground is a large sandy region in the Mojave Desert in the state of California in the United States. Dunes and salt flats stretch for approximately 40 miles (64 km) in a generally northwest-southeasterly direction in the Mojave National Preserve. The Cronese Mountains are located at its northwestern edge. The "playground" lies between the town of Baker and the Providence Mountains.

The Devils Playground consists mostly of relatively flat plains except for some hills and small mountains at the northern end, where it merges with several dry lake beds, and the Kelso Dunes near the southern end of the area.

The Rasor OHV Area lies at the northwestern edge of the Devils Playground in the Mojave River Wash, near the Mollhausen Mountains.

See also[edit]


  • Allan, Stuart (2005). California Road and Recreation Atlas (4th ed.). Medford, OR: Benchmark Maps. pp. 97 & 106. ISBN 9780929591803. OCLC 63148521.
  • Crossley, John. "Roads and Sites in the Mojave National Preserve". The American Southwest. Retrieved 22 August 2012.

Coordinates: 34°56′54.95″N 115°49′36.01″W / 34.9485972°N 115.8266694°W / 34.9485972; -115.8266694