Getting Here

The following directions are only listed from the major airports nearest to China Lake. If you need directions from other locations, please consult an online mapping website.

From Los Angeles International Airport:
Take Interstate 405 North from the airport, over the Hollywood Hills and across the San Fernando Valley. Then take Interstate 5 North a short distance to State Route 14. Remain on Hwy 14, through Palmdale, Lancaster, Mojave and Red Rock Canyon, until the Inyokern turnoff. Take Hwy 178 east through Inyokern to China Lake and Ridgecrest.

From Hollywood/Burbank Airport:
Take Interstate 5 North from the airport until intersecting State Route 14. Take Hwy 15 through Palmdale, Lancaster, Mojave and Red Rock Canyon, until the Inyokern turnoff. Take Hwy 178 east through Inyokern to China Lake and Ridgecrest.

From Ontario Airport:
Take Interstate 10 East from the airport, then Interstate 215/15 North over Cajon Pass. Take Hwy 395 North to the Ridgecrest turnoff. The road will turn into China Lake Blvd. Follow China Lake Blvd. all the way to the NAWS China Lake main gate.

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