• Kelso Mountain

    Mojave

    National Preserve California

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  • Lower speed limits are temporarily in effect until road damage can be repaired

    The Superintendent has temporarily reduced the posted speed limit from 55 mph to 45 mph on all roads within the preserve as road crews work to repair damage from recent heavy rains. Call 760 252-6108 for more information.

  • Watch for storm damage on all roads

    Recent storms have caused flash flooding and damage to roads. Reduce speed and use caution when traveling through the park after storms. Call 760-252-6100 or 760-252-6108 for updates. Check our Current Conditions page for information on specific roads. More »

Fire Management

 
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Hackberry Fire Newsletter
July 1, 2005
On June 22, 2005, lightning strikes ignited seven fires that burned 70,736 acres over the next four days. The newsletter describes the fire and its aftermath.

Hackberry Fire Burned Area Emergency Response Plan
July 5, 2005
A plan for mitigating damage caused by the Hackberry Complex of Fires

Did You Know?

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At about 600 feet in height, Kelso Dunes in Mojave National Preserve are the third tallest in North America. When quantities of the sands move, they sometimes create a booming sound. Run down the slopes to try to make the dunes boom. More...