Learn About the Park

History & Culture

People have called this place home for thousands of years. Read their stories and learn how we're working to protect these special places.


Three of the four major North American Deserts come together at Mojave National Preserve, supporting a surprising diversity of plants and wildlife. A rich geologic history and a wide range of elevations throughout the park make for unique landscapes.

Science & Research

Apply for a research permit, browse scientific publications, review research needs, read about ongoing projects, and more.


Find planning documents, review park laws and policies, and learn about fire management in the park.


Looking for more about Mojave? Western National Parks Association operates bookstores at our three visitor centers and online.

Last updated: March 7, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

2701 Barstow Road
Barstow, CA 92311


(760) 252-6100
For emergencies including vehicle breakdowns, dial 911

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