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 »
Mojave National Preserve Seeks Concessionaire for Kelso Depot
Contact: Kirk Gebicke, 760-252-6131
National Park Service Seeks Food Service Concession Operator at Kelso Depot
An average of 150 people per day stop in at the Kelso Depot Visitor Center at Mojave National Preserve. The National Park Service (NPS) would like them to be able to buy lunch there at the historic Beanery lunch counter.
We know from conversations with those visiting the Depot that serving the food at the Beanery has strong appeal. Now's the time for potentil entrepreneurs to take advantage of this business opportunity. The deadline for submitting proposals to operate this lunch counter food service has been extended to July 31, 2007.
Did You Know?
Mojave National Preserve is a great place to explore by 4-wheel drive vehicle. Over a thousand miles of dirt roads are open for exploration. Driving off-road is not allowed. More...