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.
Plan Your Visit
Mojave National Preserve is vast. At 1.6 million acres, it is the third largest unit of the National Park System in the contiguous United States. While you won't be able to experience it all in a single visit, taking the time to plan ahead will ensure a safe and rewarding adventure.
And remember: you can always come back...
Using GPS Navigation
Use Google Earth to Explore Mojave National Preserve
Explore Mojave National Preserve with "Google Earth" files to see roads and places.
First make sure you have the free software "Google Earth" installed on your computer. Then, simply double click on Roads or Places. Road conditions vary tremendously, so check with a ranger for current road information. Call (760) 252-6108, or on weekdays, 760 252-6101.
Did You Know?
A kaleidoscope of colors envelops the Mojave Desert after a winter of steady rains. Over 250 types of annual wildflowers grow in the Mojave. More...