• Kelso Mountain

    Mojave

    National Preserve California

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    Kelso Depot Visitor Center is open Fridays through Tuesdays from 9 am to 5 pm, closed Wednesdays and Thursdays. The Beanery Lunch Counter is closed.

Springs & Seeps: Crescent Peak (1:24,000)

Indian Spring
MOJA Spring ID:
INSP5
General Location:
Indian Creek
Elevation: 879 m
History: NA
Hydrogeology:
NA
Type of spring:
Seep in a creek bed
Vegetation: none
Animal Use:
burros, bats
Aquatic biota:
bees
Ephemeral:
yes
Discharge:
NA
Water quality:
NA
Site Condition:
undisturbed
Type of disturbance:
none
Type of infrastructure/diversion:
none
Photos:
No

Juniper Spring
MOJA Spring ID:
CRPE2
General Location:
New York Mountains at state line
Elevation: 1400 m
History:
USFWS wildlife watering site
Hydrogeology:
NA
Type of spring:
NA
Vegetation:
NA
Animal Use:
NA
Aquatic biota:
NA
Ephemeral:
NA
Discharge:
NA
Water quality:
NA
Site Condition:
highly disturbed
Type of disturbance:
diversion, excavation
Type of infrastructure/diversion: Cement cache with 6" pool of standing water in spring exclosure. The cement berm installed at excavated site in 2/88. A trough is located at the fork in the drainage approximately 200 yards downstream.
Photos: Yes

Did You Know?

photo of rock and Joshua trees

At 1.6 million acres, Mojave National Preserve is the third largest National Park Service area outside of Alaska. Death Valley National Park and Yellowstone National Park rank first and second.