California Points of Interest

Model Plane Way

The Model Plane Way is a remote area located in the Mojave watershed of California, which has been designated for recreational use by the Bureau of Land Management. It is a popular destination for remote-controlled aircraft enthusiasts because of the wide open spaces, beautiful views, and lack of restrictions on flying. Visitors to the area can enjoy flying their planes in a beautiful and natural setting, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

In addition to remote-controlled aircraft, visitors to the Model Plane Way may also see a variety of wildlife, including several species of birds, mammals, and reptiles. The area is home to several rare and endangered species, making it a prime destination for nature enthusiasts and wildlife photographers. Additionally, the area is rich in cultural history, with several Native American archaeological sites located nearby. Whether you are interested in flying remote-controlled aircraft, observing wildlife, or exploring cultural history, the Model Plane Way is a unique and rewarding destination for visitors to the Mojave watershed. Get driving directions.

Points of Interest
Exit Check Station
Fee Station / East Side
Fee Station / West Side
Heaps Peak Arboretum Day Use Area
Hess Ranch
Lake Silverwood Scenic Overlook
Liberty Point
Model Plane Way
Red Rock Scenic Overlook
Sailors Bay
Ultralight Alcove
Watchable Wildlife Area
Zzyzx Desert Studies Center

Nearby Camping
Location Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
El Mirage Dry Lake OHV Numerous 2,887 ft
Lupine 11 6,551 ft
Cabin Flat 11 6,690 ft
Table Mountain 111 7,161 ft
Guffy 6 8,219 ft