• Kelso Mountain


    National Preserve California

There are park alerts in effect.
hide Alerts »
  • 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.


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 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.