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Drive from Las Vegas to San Diego

We drove through the National Preserve on our way to San Diego. We loved the scenery and the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Clinical R
Gorgeous - do the ring hike.

Loved the campground at Hole in the Rock, surrounded by desert flowers it was one of the most... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Clinical R
Reviewed 3 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

1  Thank Janelle H
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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.

Thank Mantamike
Reviewed 21 April 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 17 April 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

8  Thank Kelsey B
Reviewed 12 April 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
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I spent the weekend in the Mojave NP with a geology class from the Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park. We camped two nights at the Hole in the Wall Campground. The camp sites have fire rings, tables and space for several tents (we...More

1  Thank Morongoman
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I went to the Mojave National Preserve over Spring break and was pleasantly surprised at the beauty. While there was an abundance of wildflowers in Joshua Tree National Park and Amboy Crater, there were none in Mojave. Instead, I got three days of beautiful remote...More

4  Thank conniegum
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Hi my wife and i are driving from Tulare to Palm Desert in the morning through the Mojave Desert. Can you view the Aircraft Boneyard while driving through??
20 August 2016|
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Barbara C
Hi, my family and I a r planning a trip in early June to vegas. We're staying 5 days exploring hoover dam as well as the grand canyon. I came across the Mojave desert, would this be worth the trip? Is it far from vegas? How long should we plan on spending in the Mojave desert? Few hours or the whole day? Thank you.
27 March 2015|
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If we only have time for either Lava Tube or Hole-In-The-Wall/Rings Trail, which is the better choice in your opinion?
18 January 2015|
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