Welcome to Ridgecrest, home of the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. Located on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevadas just off the 395 scenic byway, Ridgecrest is full of sunshine, fresh air and independent spirits who enjoy our casual lifestyle. There are lots of things to do here. Four wheel driving, horseback riding, rock hounding and camping in the close by Sierra Nevadas and the uniquely beautiful Death Valley. Housing here is affordable and plentiful. Our average price range is about $200,000.00 for approximately 1500 square feet. The selection runs from starter to luxury; in town and out of town. Tract to custom. Come live in Ridgecrest California, Gateway to Death Valley, where we have an average of 360 days of sunshine every year.