Explore this magnificent desert national parkland with a brand-new edition of the only comprehensive guide to Mojave National Preserve. Great auto tours and suggested hikes help you explore vast sand dunes, volcanic peaks, historical attractions and old Route 66.

Explore the wonders of Hole-in-the-Wall, the Mojave River, Kelso Dunes and Mitchell Caverns. Tour the world’s largest Joshua tree forest. Follow paths of history to Fort Piute, Kelso Depot, Nipton, Goffs and Zzyzx. Hike the enchanted canyons and intriguing summits of a dozen mountain ranges. Get your kicks on old Route 66.

“Mojave National Preserve: A Visitor’s Guide is a key resource to begin your exploration and to plan each follow-up visit,” notes park superintendent Dennis Schramm in his introduction to the new edition of the book. “Authors Cheri Rae and John McKinney know the Preserve and all of its wonders, and their guidebook will help you discover them for yourself.”

Updated and revised in close cooperation with the National Park Service, this book, the only comprehensive guide to Mojave National Preserve, offers a great introduction to this wondrous desert land and plenty of suggestions for follow-up visits.

• Engaging auto tours, great hikes, clear maps and directions
• Get to know the land—its plants, wildlife, mountains and valleys
• Visit mining towns, cinder cones and a visitor center/train depot
• Discover the best hiking trails, picnic sites, campsites, and lodging

“A lively and detailed description of attractions, habitats and issues.”
—Sunset Magazine
“A wonderful concentration of mining, history, exploration, desert flora/fauna, mountains and everything that makes a desert a desert. Great guide.”
—Books of the Southwest