Things To Know Before You Come
General Planning Information
Visitors in the monument must practice minimum impact techniques, adhere to Leave No Trace principles, follow backcountry safety guidelines and be aware of the fragile ecosystems and private lands in the monument.
Did You Know?
Desert tortoises meet both their food and moisture requirements from a diet of grasses, plants, and flowers. When water is scarce, they have a reserve stored in a specialized urinary bladder.