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 »
Cross Stolen from World War I Memorial in Mojave National Preserve
Contact: Linda Slater, 760 252-6122
Contact: Tracy Schmaler, 202 514-2007
The cross in the national World War I memorial at Sunrise Rock along Cima Road within Mojave National Preserve was reported missing on Monday morning by staff of the National Park Service who went to the site to replace the wooden cover that had been removed from the cross sometime earlier.
Did You Know?
The venom of the Mojave rattlesnake is extremely toxic and causes more respiratory distress than that of any other North American rattlesnake. Due to its unique hue, it is known locally as the Mojave green.