Ivanpah Dry Lake

As of February 10 2012:

Both east and west sides of Ivanpah Dry Lake are


for non-motorised activities.

The home of the North American Buggy eXpo….NABX, this special place has the pedigree for the fastest wind powered vehicle at 126.10mph Greenbird in 2010, and in 2012, in Brian Holgate set the kite buggy speed records at 84.10mph.
Find out more about NABX   https://www.nabx.net/

Recreationist throughout the world travel to Ivanpah Dry Lake’s expansive open spaces to play! International championship land sailing competitions, archery, kite buggying, and world championship disc throwing are just some of the activities this dry lake is used for. The lake is located along I-15 at the California/Nevada border (Primm, Nevada). Nearby hotel/casinos, restaurants, shopping mall and golf course makes this a favorite place for wind-powered recreationist and their families.

Ivanpah Dry Lake is open for non-motorized activities only. Free permits are required to access the site for casual users. Any commercial, competitive, or organized group activities required a special recreation permit. Please call (760)326-7000 for more information.

Ivanpah Lake is a dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California on the border of California and Nevada. Nestled in the Ivanpah Valley near Primm on Interstate 15, the 13-square-mile (34 km2) lake is almost entirely within California. It is a popular place for land sailing and kite buggying.

On March 26, 2009, the world land speed record for a wind-powered vehicle was set here by the Greenbird, clocked at 126.1 mph (202.9 km/h).

2011 Stipulations for Casual Use at Ivanpah