• 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: Hopps Well (1:24,000)

Talc Spring
MOJA Spring ID: HOWE1
General Location:
East of Castle Peaks, California-Nevada Stateline
Elevation: 1400 m
History: grazing
Hydrogeology:
NA
Type of spring:
Seep
Vegetation:
Spring site covered with Typhus. Tamarisk also found on site.
Animal Use: quails and other birds
Aquatic biota:
NA
Ephemeral:
at best
Discharge:
dry
Water quality:
NA
Site Condition:
moderately disturbed
Type of disturbance: diversion, invasive vegetation
Type of infrastructure/diversion: Some pipe leads up to the spring for approximately 30 yards from an old, cement trough.
Photos: Yes

Did You Know?

photo of deer hunters

Park or preserve? Like other parks with the designation of "national preserve," Mojave National Preserve is managed under the same guidelines as national parks. The main difference is that hunting is allowed in national preserves, but not in national parks.