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13 Aug 2017
“Lots to See and Nice Desert Parks in the Mohave Desert”
22 Apr 2017
“Beautiful place that is kind of a secret spot with very few tourists”
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A 25,000-square-mile desert region charecterized by typical mountain topography with sparse vegetation,which lies in portions of Nevada, Arizona, Utah and California.
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We drove through the Mohave Desert on our way to Las Vegas. The Mohave Desert occupies over 47,000 square miles. We also visited during our trip two of the parks in the Mohave Desert, Joshua Tree by Greater Palm Springs area; as well as Red...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mini
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place and great opportunity to stay in the wild next to huge sand dunes. Just take your camper or tent and stay in the desert. Great experience. Almost better than the crowded national parks around.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank groovymone
Reviewed 15 January 2016

We stopped in the Mohave desert on our way to California, i was an awesome place to be, as for our stop it was very short, we stopped to put the top down on our camaro but the temps were a little chilly at 41,...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Chuck K
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Driving in California, Nevada and Arizona we finally understood the term Road Trip, we saw real desert in it's vastness and every changing vistas. The huge expanse of flat land, with distant mountains and more distant mountains beyond that was beautiful. The Joshua Trees, grasses...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank KiwiKerry53
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

When my husband suggested we take this route from Palm Springs to Vegas I was sceptical to say the least but I'm so glad I went with it. As a native of GB it is amazing to drive across such an expanse of wilderness. We...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank LadyMadge
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I was much as I expected remembering stories I had read as a kid. Take some time to pull out on a dirt road, stop and take in the solitude.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank kdubyaNH
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Driving south from Baker we were surprised to come upon the oasis of the Kelso Desert Centre with its Information area located in an impressive former train station. A museum overseen by a very helpful and informative Ranger. We did a bit of exploring and...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 11 February 2015

On our way back to Vegas from Joshua Tree National Park, we drove through the Mohave Deset Preserve. They have a lot of Joshua Trees here too. Roads have LOTS of pot holes so take it easy. Saw at least one flat tire. It was...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank MeryMeCo
Reviewed 12 November 2014

I40W through this area is what you would expect in crossing such a large desert area. The California Visitors Center is a disgusting mess, one of the worst we saw on a 8,740 mile road trip. Could not believe how filthy the restrooms were, the...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank knife_n_fork32168
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Don't miss the scenery and experience of driving thru this area. Unfortunately we were not able to do the hiking/camping etc that is available---but the scenery is outrageous---Kelso Depot a must stop--informative,friendly staff and quaint buildings.

Date of experience: June 2013
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