Activities | Camp | Camping | Destinations | Desert | Mojave National Preserve


Take Interstate 40 Eastbound to Kelbaker Rd exit, turn north & follow the signs to the Kelso Dunes. The road that accesses the dunes is dirt & lower ride passenger cars are not recommended. This vast area of flowing & blowing sand is part of Mojave National Preserve.

See also - Kelso Train Depot

Primitive Camping

  • Granite Mtns primitive sites
    this prime camp spot will serve as an excellent overnight stop. Located right off Interstate 40, east end of Mojave National Preserve, several great secluded free camp spots surrounded by boulders, cacti & junipers. From I-40 drive 7-8 miles north on Kelbaker Rd to small dirt road turn off on the left side. Use an existing fire ring !

Campground Camping

Off Roading & Recreation

  • This area is closed to vehicles. Meaning no OHV routes on the dunes.

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