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 »
Replica Cross Appears at Site of World War I Memorial in Mojave National Preserve
Contact: Linda Slater, 760 252-6122
Contact: Tracy Schmaler, 202 514-2007
A replica of the cross removed last week from the site of the National World War I Memorial in Mojave National Preserve was installed sometime during the night without authorization from the National Park Service. Park employees reported seeing the new cross this morning around 7:00 a.m. The new cross is mounted at the same location as the removed cross, on Sunrise Rock along Cima Road.
Did You Know?
Mojave National Preserve was established in 1994 through the California Desert Protection Act. Now managed by the National Park Service, the area was known as the East Mojave Scenic Area, under the Bureau of Land Management.