Mojave National Preserve

Mojave National Preserve

MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE
CALIFORNIA DESERT NATIONAL PARKS

Nipton, CA – located on the north boundary of Mojave National Preserve, is a most convenient port-of-entry and provider of visitor services for travelers intending to explore the natural wonders on 6.5 million acres of the three California Desert National Parks. For detailed information on these three US Park Service units please visit the indicated web sites shown below. Note that all three of these Park Units are celebrating their 10th Anniversary in the Fall of 2004. There will be many events scheduled by local agencies.

Mojave National Preserve,
immediately south of Nipton
www.nps.gov/moja/

Death Valley National Park,
3 hours drive to the northwest of Nipton
www.nps.gov/deva/

Joshua Tree National Park,
3 hours drive southwest of Nipton
www.nps.gov/jotr/

Taken together, these three grand Parks will give the visitor days and hours of breathless vistas and unique settings to round out your MOJAVE DESERT EXPERIENCE.

For the new visitor we recommend obtaining one or more of the following desert guides which have proven to be extraordinary in the quality and timelessness of their evocations and general utility. You will want to keep these on your shelf as part of your permanent collection.

  • MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE, A VISITORS GUIDE
    Cheri Rae & John McKinney
  • MOJAVE ROAD GUIDE
    Dennis Casebier
  • WINDSHIELD ADVENTURES: MOJAVE DESERT
    Russell and Kathy Spencer
  • DESERT SOLITARE
    Edward Abbey

All of these books are stocked and available at the Nipton Trading Post. Contact us by phone at (760) 856-2335 or by e-mail us from the Contact Us page.