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 »
Kelso Depot Visitor Center closed until Friday, July 31
Contact: Linda Slater, 760-252-6122
The well pump at Kelso Depot Visitor Center stopped working late last week, creating a water shortage at the busy Mojave National Preserve information center located 34 miles south of Baker, California, on Kelbaker Road. The pump will be replaced on Thursday, July 30, and the Visitor Center is expected to reopen on Friday.
Portable toilets have been placed in the parking lot of Kelso Depot Visitor Center to serve travelers on Kelbaker and Cima roads.
For information on visiting Mojave National Preserve, call 760 252-6100.
Did You Know?
A kaleidoscope of colors envelops the Mojave Desert after a winter of steady rains. Over 250 types of annual wildflowers grow in the Mojave. More...