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.
"The Beanery" at Kelso
Reappearance of a Mojave Desert Oasis!
Check-out the latest menu (PDF, 1.36 MB) and feel free to call ahead (see below) for large or group orders. We appreciate the heads-up!
Hours of Operation
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...