Kelso Depot Visitor Center will be closed two days per week
Effective May 8, 2013, Kelso Depot Visitor Center in Mojave National Preserve will be closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The Visitor Center will remain open Fridays through Tuesdays from 9 am to 5 pm. More »
Desert solitude in Southern California
Singing sand dunes, volcanic cinder cones, Joshua tree forests, and carpets of wildflowers are all found at this 1.6 million acre park. A visit to its canyons, mountains and mesas will reveal long-abandoned mines, homesteads, and rock-walled military outposts. Located between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Mojave provides serenity and solitude from major metropolitan areas.
Learn about this special place through ranger-led walks, talks and illustrated evening programs covering a variety of topics and themes.Read More
Desert Light Gallery
Located downstairs at Kelso depot Visitor Center, the changing exhibitions at the gallery offer fresh interpretations of our desert landscape.Read More
Want to know where to see spring wildflowers?Read More
On your next visit to the Mojave Desert, try these free mobile apps, available on the iTunes store and Android Marketplace.Read More
Did You Know?
Mojave National Preserve is a great place to explore by 4-wheel drive vehicle. Over a thousand miles of dirt roads are open for exploration. Driving off-road is not allowed. More...