Basic Information

Welcome to Mojave National Preserve!

See the Directions Tab below for GPS Directions. The mailing address is for the administrative headquarters in Barstow, CA which is over an hour and a half away Mojave National Preserve's attractions.
Kelso, California
Hole-in-the-Wall, California

As of October 28, 2021 The following hours of operation are in effect 

Outdoor Park Areas

including trails and roads: OPEN 24 hours, 7 days a week

Hole-in-the-Wall Visitor Center

OPEN Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Mondays 10 am to 4 pm 
CLOSED Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Kelso Depot Visitor Center

CLOSED until Spring 2023 Due to Large-Scale HVAC System Repairs

Barstow Headquarters

CLOSED to Public Access Until Further Notice  

Entrance Fees:

Entrance Passes:

Hole-In-The-Wall Information Center is currently OPEN Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday 10 am - 12:30 pm; 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

Hole-in-the-Wall Information Center is CLOSED on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Where can I get fuel?

Map showing gas locations near the Preserve
Map showing gas stations near the Preserve.  Please note: There is no gas within the Preserve.  Fill up your vehicle prior to entering.


Last updated: September 15, 2022

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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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