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.
Support Your Park
Mojave Desert Land Trust
Since 2006, the Mojave Desert Land Trust has acquired more than 250 inholding parcels totaling 14,000+ acres within the desert national parks—Joshua Tree National Park, Mojave National Preserve and Death Valley National Park—through purchase or trade. Acquired inholdings are then donated to the National Park Service. More than 1,000 inholdings remain in these three desert parks.
Make a donation to the Mojave Desert Land Trust. Thanks for your support!
Mojave National Preserve Conservancy
A new non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting the unique natural beauty, ecological integrity, and rich cultural history of Mojave National Preserve; and to building a community dedicated to the enduring stewardship of Mojave National Preserve.
Did You Know?
The venom of the Mojave rattlesnake is extremely toxic and causes more respiratory distress than that of any other North American rattlesnake. Due to its unique hue, it is known locally as the Mojave green.