Telephone at Kelso Depot is not working
Kelso Depot Visitor Center telephone, 760 252-6108, is not working. For information on weekdays, call 760 252-6100. On Saturday, try calling 760 252-6104.
Kelso Depot Visitor Center hours
Kelso Depot Visitor Center is open Fridays through Tuesdays from 9 am to 5 pm, closed Wednsdays and Thursdays. The Beanery Lunch Counter is closed.
Mojave National Preserve to Host Spring Community Meeting
Contact: Linda Slater, 760-252-6122
Mojave National Preserve’s Acting Superintendent, Lawrence Whalon, will host a spring community meeting at Hole-in-the-Wall Interagency Fire Center on Saturday, April 16, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. During the first hour, staff will discuss developments since the last community meeting regarding a number of projects in the preserve. From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., our Fire Management Officer, Chuck Heard, will host the park’s annual fire open house, including tours of the fire center and information to help desert residents protect their homes from wildland fire.
Did You Know?
The railroad town of Kelso in Mojave National Preserve was named in 1905 by railroad construction workers. Two men placed their names in a hat, along with that of a third who had just moved away. The name drawn from the hat was that of John H. Kelso, the man absent from the drawing. More...