• Kelso Mountain


    National Preserve California

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  • 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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The Joshua tree forest along Cima Road is the largest in the world. Hike the Teutonia Peak trail to get a better look at the Joshua trees. More...