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National Monuments

National Monuments

Mojave Monuments

Hiking, camping, and other recreational activities.

Services Offered

Camping • National Monument • Hiking Trails • Recreation


Mojave Monuments are national monuments providing recreational opportunities such as hiking, camping, and horseback riding.

-Castle Mountains, located between Mojave National Preserve and the Nevada state line, offers backcountry camping and developed campsites. There are no developed trails within the Monument.
-Mojave Trails runs from Barstow to Needles and includes Afton Canyon, Amboy Crater, Bigelow Cactus Garden, and part of Historic Route 66
-Sand to Snow, located east of Los Angeles, includes the Pacific Crest Trail, Whitewater Canyon Road, and Big Morongo Canyon Preserve.

For general information, click here for an overview map and local amenities, or click here for a checklist of supplies.


60124 29 Palms Hwy., P.O. Box 1544, Joshua Tree, CA 92252 34.1355528 -116.3515052

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English


-For Joshua Tree National Park, there is an entrance fee of $12 per person or $25 per vehicle for a weekly pass.


  • This service is free

How to Apply

Recreation areas are open to the general public 24/7.