• Kelso Mountain


    National Preserve California

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  • Kelso Depot Visitor Center hours

    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.

  • 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 »


Disease Outbreak in Desert Bighorn Sheep
In May 2013, biologists discovered an outbreak of pneumonia in desert bighorn on Old Dad Mountain.

Mojave National Preserve Fee Schedule
Mojave National Preserve has adjusted its fee schedule for special use permits, commercial filming and photography permits, and commercial use authorizations.

The cross on Sunrise Rock
White Cross World War I Memorial

Settlement Agreement
This agreement, signed in July 2012 between San Bernardino County and the National Park Service. Describes ownership and responsibilities on certain roadways within Mojave National Preserve.

Did You Know?

photo of creosotebush

Creosote bush dominates the Mojave Desert landscape, growing on about seventy percent of Mojave Desert lands.