Nature Trail - Mojave NP (P.O.I.)

Trip Date: 3/16/2014

Location: Mojave National Preserve

Permit/Pass: No fees

Trails: NPS Map 1NPS Map 2

Directions: From Interstate 40 exit Essex Road and drive north 10 miles to the junction with Black Canyon Road. Hole-in-the-Wall is 10 miles north on Black Canyon Road. Pass the left turn for the Visitor Center and drive several tens of yards further to the left turn for the campground. The trailhead is at the southern end of the campground just off the perimeter road. 

Trail sequence: Nature Trail

Type: Point to point

Distance: 0.2 miles

Elevation: Min. - 4231', Max. - 4270'

Rating: Easy (factors: heat)

Synopsis: A good, short, interpretive hike for families with kids. This trail connects the campground with the area's visitor center. There are pamphlets at each end of the trail and small plant identification signs along the way.


Nature Trail - Mojave National Preserve

Turn by Turn:

  -- The trail can be taken in either direction. Find the trailhead at the end of the campground near the entrance, or directly across the gravel road from the visitor center.