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 to host fire center open house
Contact: Debbie Flores, 760 252-6133
Mojave National Preserve's Fire Management Officer, Chuck Heard announced today that the Interagency Hole-in-the-Wall Fire Center would host its annual public open house on Saturday, May 17, 2008 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
This is a free event open to the public. Tours of the Fire Center will be provided as well as information to help you protect your home from wildland fire The Fire Center is located on Black Canyon Road across from the Hole-in-the-Wall Information Center in Mojave National Preserve.
Directions: Take Interstate 40 to Essex Road exit, then north to Black Canyon Road. The Fire Center is about 15 miles north of Interstate 40 Now is the time to start thinking about how to protect your home and family from wildland fire.
For information, join us at our open house or visit www.firewise.org.
Did You Know?
At about 600 feet in height, Kelso Dunes in Mojave National Preserve are the third tallest in North America. When quantities of the sands move, they sometimes create a booming sound. Run down the slopes to try to make the dunes boom. More...