• Kelso Mountain

    Mojave

    National Preserve California

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  • 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 »

Bookstore

Looking for more about Mojave? Western National Parks Association (WNPA) operates bookstores at Kelso Depot Visitor Center, Hole-in-the-Wall Information Center, and the Headquarters office at Barstow, and maintains an online bookstore as well.

Contact Mojave's WNPA bookstore manager at (760) 252-6021.

WNPA is a non-profit organization that supports educational and scientific programs in National Park Service areas across the Western United States.

Did You Know?

photo of creosotebush

Creosote bush dominates the Mojave Desert landscape, growing on about seventy percent of Mojave Desert lands.