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Mojave National Preserve

90942 Kelso Cima Rd., CA 92309
+1 760-252-6100
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The mountains and rock formations are awesome

I enjoyed the scenery. There are mountains, rock formations, unique vegetation, and interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Susan M
Warren, Michigan
via mobile
Great place to camp

The national preserve is an amazing place to camp, view the stars, hike and just explore. We stayed... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2017
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
90942 Kelso Cima Rd., CA 92309
+1 760-252-6100

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed the scenery. There are mountains, rock formations, unique vegetation, and interesting trails to hike. Just note that the only visitor center in the park site, Kelso Depot, is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. I was not happy about this.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

The national preserve is an amazing place to camp, view the stars, hike and just explore. We stayed in a roadside campsite on cima road near the teutonia trail behind the memorial cross. There are no facilities so be ready to rough it. Bring a...More

Thank Robnight
Reviewed May 25, 2017

We drove through the National Preserve on our way to San Diego. We loved the scenery and the landscape. We stopped in to visit the museum in Kelso and also the Sand Dunes right outside of Kelso. The road is a little rough, but worth...More

1  Thank Clinical R
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Loved the campground at Hole in the Rock, surrounded by desert flowers it was one of the most picturesque places we have camped, with the colours of the landscape changing constantly over sunset. The ring trail is one of the great hikes, short but fascinating....More

Thank teamflames
Reviewed May 17, 2017

We are not hikers, but we enjoyed the Mojave Preserve by car and many many stops. I was really surprised by the fact that it does not look like what I expected this desert to look like. It was full of mountains, shrubs, blooming flowers...More

2  Thank Janelle H
Reviewed May 17, 2017

The Preserve is huge and does not have any services except an occasional bathroom. It is important that you have a full tank of gas, and your own food and water. Sunblock and hats are important since you will be on exposed trails for hiking....More

Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

We took two days and travelled the old Mojave Road across the preserve. A surreal experience with incredible sites and stops along the way. A stock 4x4 should have no problem with adequate clearance.

1  Thank Mantamike
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Day trip from Vegas. Quiet and beautiful. Full of life and greenery. Only an occasional passerby. February is a great time to visit.

Thank LisaM7777
Reviewed April 17, 2017

My husband and I did a day trip from Las Vegas to the Mojave National Preserve. It was an hour to drive from Las Vegas to the Northern edge of the Preserve. Once you get into the preserve, it takes about 45 minutes to get...More

10  Thank Kelsey B
Reviewed April 12, 2017

We had a great time in the Mojave National Preserve, camping and exploring the area. We were staying in a "Wicked Camper" rented van, so we were essentially self-sufficient for our time here. That was important, as it would have been a pain to get...More

1  Thank Montravelguy
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