Mountains, Grassland, Wildlife and Human History

Castle Mountains represents some of the most unique elements of the Mojave Desert. Nestled between the Nevada state line and Mojave National Preserve, the nearly 21,000 acres of Castle Mountains boasts Joshua tree forests, unbroken natural landscapes, rare desert grasslands, and rich human history. This intriguing area provides serenity and solitude from nearby metropolitan areas.

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Roads and Access

Before you come, check the latest road and weather conditions. See Mojave National Preserve and Castle Mountains Road Conditions

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Where do I get that Passport Stamp?

Looking for something you didn't find here? Visitor Centers in nearby Mojave National Preserve have Rangers to answer your questions.

Last updated: March 4, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Castle Mountains National Monument
2701 Barstow Road

Barstow, CA 92311


760 252-6100

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