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Wood Mountains, Mojave national preserve

Wood Mountains, Mojave national preserve

Wood Mountains Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

great horned owl (Bubo virginianus)

great horned owl (Bubo virginianus)

Great horned owls in the Cima Dome area.

A view of Granite Peak in the Providence Mountains from the desert floor in the Mojave National Preserve in southwestern California

A view of Granite Peak in the Providence Mountains from the desert flo...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

The non-functioning fountain within an artificial pond called "Lake Tuendae" at the Desert Studies Center at the tiny settlement of Zzyzx, near Baker and adjacent to the Mojave National Preserve in southeast California

The non-functioning fountain within an artificial pond called "Lake Tu...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The Desert Studies Center is a field station of the California State University. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in ... More

desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni)

desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni)

Desert bighorn sheep ram in Cima Cinder Cones area.

A stout palm tree at the Desert Studies Center at the tiny settlement of Zzyzx, near Baker and adjacent to the Mojave National Preserve in southeast California

A stout palm tree at the Desert Studies Center at the tiny settlement ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The Desert Studies Center is a field station of the California State University. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in ... More

Baslat Spring drainage - National Parks Gallery

Baslat Spring drainage - National Parks Gallery

Willow-lined drainage of Basalt Spring Public domain photograph of a mountain range, national park, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The Mojave Memorial Cross and War Memorial near the ghost town of Cima in the Mojave National Preserve in California

The Mojave Memorial Cross and War Memorial near the ghost town of Cima...

Public domain photograph of rural landscape, California, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Historical Mining Structures - National Parks Gallery

Historical Mining Structures - National Parks Gallery

Historic Mining Sturctures. Candidates for Cultural Resources Cyclic Repair (Stabilization) Program.

National parks: Qanat - public domain image

National parks: Qanat - public domain image

Qanat at Beck Spring (aka Cane Seep)

Abandoned cabin near the ghost town of Cima in the Mojave National Preserve in California

Abandoned cabin near the ghost town of Cima in the Mojave National Pre...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

Hiker in lava tube - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

Hiker in lava tube - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

The Lava Tube is one of Mojave National Preserve's most popular attractions. It was formed by an erupting cinder cone volcano about 27,000 years ago. The road to access the lava tube is bumpy and not regularly ... More

The Lunch Counter, Mojave National Preserve, 1922.

The Lunch Counter, Mojave National Preserve, 1922.

NPS Collection photo: The San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads built this restaurant, simply called "Lunch Counter", for passengers and railroad staff in 1905 (before the Union Pacific Railroad acquir... More

Bronze Mine Spring overview, bronze

Bronze Mine Spring overview, bronze

Overview of Bronze Mine Spring Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Caruthers Canyon Rock Formations

Caruthers Canyon Rock Formations

Granite rock formations and spires decorate Caruthers Canyon in the New York Mountains.

Mojave Road near Marl Mountains

Mojave Road near Marl Mountains

Mojave 4-wheel drive Road near the Marl Mountains

Kelso Dunes Solitude - National Parks Gallery

Kelso Dunes Solitude - National Parks Gallery

A lone hiker enjoys spectacular scenery and solitude at Kelso Dunes.

Water trough at Bullock Spring - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

Water trough at Bullock Spring - Public Domain image, National Parks G...

Water trough at Bullock Spring. Public domain photograph of burial, grave, funeral, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Long-eared owl (Asio otus), Mojave National Preserve, 2013.

Long-eared owl (Asio otus), Mojave National Preserve, 2013.

Those who approach quietly often see long-eared owls in the tamarisk trees at Kelso Depot Visitor Center. Over much of its range, long-eared owls occur with the similar-looking short-eared owl (Asio flammeus). ... More

Desert pincushion - Chaenactis steviodes

Desert pincushion - Chaenactis steviodes

Picryl description: Public domain image of a flower, blooming, botanical illustration, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Basalt Spring, Mojave national preserve

Basalt Spring, Mojave national preserve

Overview of Basalt Spring Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Hike to Eagle Rocks from Wild Horse Canyon Road

Hike to Eagle Rocks from Wild Horse Canyon Road

Hike to Eagle Rocks from Wild Horse Canyon Road to see the view of Cima Dome.

Palm trees at the Desert Studies Center at the tiny settlement of Zzyzx, near Baker and adjacent to the Mojave National Preserve in southeast California

Palm trees at the Desert Studies Center at the tiny settlement of Zzyz...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The Desert Studies Center is a field station of the California State University. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in ... More

Tall palms surrounding an artificial pond called "Lake Tuendae" at the Desert Studies Center at the tiny settlement of Zzyzx, near Baker and adjacent to the Mojave National Preserve in southeast California

Tall palms surrounding an artificial pond called "Lake Tuendae" at the...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The Desert Studies Center is a field station of the California State University. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in ... More

Joshua Trees dot the desert in the Mojave National Preserve in California

Joshua Trees dot the desert in the Mojave National Preserve in Califor...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. According to the National Park Service, Mormon settlers named the Joshua tree after the biblical figure. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of Ca... More

Mescal Historic Mining District at Mojave National Preserve

Mescal Historic Mining District at Mojave National Preserve

View of Evening Star Mine (left and center) and Suzanne R. Mine (far right),looking southwest from the northeastern residential area within the historic district. Mescal Historic Mining District Mojave National... More

Heavy rainfall on July 31st caused mass washouts throughout the park (efee806a-512a-41aa-b5b1-074d781fd79a)

Heavy rainfall on July 31st caused mass washouts throughout the park (...

Rushing water flows away in between Joshua trees, cutting a new path in the dirt. Heavy rainfall on July 31st caused mass washouts throughout the park

AAOM Spring corral - National Parks Gallery

AAOM Spring corral - National Parks Gallery

Corral at Adam Anna Ore Mine Spring.

Sunset over the New York Mountains

Sunset over the New York Mountains

Sunset over the New York Mountains Public domain photograph of a mountain range, national park, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Lightning storm over Cima - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

Lightning storm over Cima - Public Domain image, National Parks Galler...

Lightning Storm over Cima Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Joshua Trees dot the desert in the Mojave National Preserve in California

Joshua Trees dot the desert in the Mojave National Preserve in Califor...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a dry desert landscape, sand, sky, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Bathtub Spring trough - National Parks Gallery

Bathtub Spring trough - National Parks Gallery

Bathtub Spring trough Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

mule deer (Odocoileus Hemionus)

mule deer (Odocoileus Hemionus)

mule deer Public domain photograph of a deer, wild animal, wilderness, nature, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Public domain photograph of elk, wild animal, nature, wildernes... More

Joshua Trees dot the desert in the Mojave National Preserve in California

Joshua Trees dot the desert in the Mojave National Preserve in Califor...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. According to the National Park Service, Mormon settlers named the Joshua tree after the biblical figure. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of Ca... More

Four unusual palm trees at the Desert Studies Center at the tiny settlement of Zzyzx, near Baker and adjacent to the Mojave National Preserve in southeast California

Four unusual palm trees at the Desert Studies Center at the tiny settl...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The Desert Studies Center is a field station of the California State University. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in ... More

cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus audubonii)

cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus audubonii)

Cottontail rabbit hiding from a coyote in the Cima Dome area

mule deer and coyote - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

mule deer and coyote - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) and coyote (Canis latrans) stand off at a water tank near Cima Dome

Shadows over the Kelso Dunes - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

Shadows over the Kelso Dunes - Public Domain image, National Parks Gal...

Shadows over the Kelso Dunes. Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

AAOM Spring tank - National Parks Gallery

AAOM Spring tank - National Parks Gallery

Tank at Adam Anna Ore Mine Spring

Castle Peaks, Mojave national preserve

Castle Peaks, Mojave national preserve

The red spires of Castle Peaks Picryl description: Public domain photograph of National Park, nature, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

A very long and very brown road in the Mojave National Preserve in California

A very long and very brown road in the Mojave National Preserve in Cal...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

Kelso Dunes, also known as the Kelso Dune Field, the largest field of eolian sand deposits in the Mojave Desert, California

Kelso Dunes, also known as the Kelso Dune Field, the largest field of ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The region is protected by the Mojave National Preserve and is located near the town of Baker in San Bernardino County. The tallest dunes rise up to 650 f... More

Tall palms surrounding an artificial pond called "Lake Tuendae" at the Desert Studies Center at the tiny settlement of Zzyzx, near Baker and adjacent to the Mojave National Preserve in southeast California

Tall palms surrounding an artificial pond called "Lake Tuendae" at the...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The Desert Studies Center is a field station of the California State University. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in ... More

The Mojave Memorial Cross and War Memorial near the ghost town of Cima in the Mojave National Preserve in California

The Mojave Memorial Cross and War Memorial near the ghost town of Cima...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The memorial, officially the "White Cross World War I Memorial," has been the subject of vigorous church vs. state debate and litigation. Credit line: The... More

Mescal Historic Mining District at Mojave National Preserve

Mescal Historic Mining District at Mojave National Preserve

View of the southern end of Mescal Historic Mining District, looking north at Evening Star mine, with a wash in the center and the road system in the hills. Mescal Historic Mining District Mojave National Prese... More

Informational panels are along the trail at Rock Springs to inform visitors of the history of the area. (9c299088-c595-45c9-a8b1-cb9ce038b773)

Informational panels are along the trail at Rock Springs to inform vis...

A low-profile informational sign stands in front of some rocks in a wash along the Rock Springs Loop trail. Informational panels are along the trail at Rock Springs to inform visitors of the history of the are... More

Caruthers Canyon, Mojave national preserve

Caruthers Canyon, Mojave national preserve

Caruthers Canyon in the New York Mountains. Picryl description: Public domain photograph of National Park, nature, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Clark Mountain 1 - National Parks Gallery

Clark Mountain 1 - National Parks Gallery

Home to a grove of Rocky Mountain white fir trees (remnants of cooler and wetter times during the Pleistocene), Clark Mountain is the highest point in Mojave National Preserve at 7,929 feet.

Joshua Trees dot the desert in the Mojave National Preserve in California

Joshua Trees dot the desert in the Mojave National Preserve in Califor...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. According to the National Park Service, Mormon settlers named the Joshua tree after the biblical figure. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of Ca... More

Abandoned cabin near the ghost town of Cima in the Mojave National Preserve in California

Abandoned cabin near the ghost town of Cima in the Mojave National Pre...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

Joshua Trees dot the desert in the Mojave National Preserve in California

Joshua Trees dot the desert in the Mojave National Preserve in Califor...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. According to the National Park Service, Mormon settlers named the Joshua tree after the biblical figure. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of Ca... More

Mescal Historic Mining District at Mojave National Preserve

Mescal Historic Mining District at Mojave National Preserve

Inside an adit, with debris Mescal Historic Mining District Mojave National Preserve, California Mojave National Preserve

Morning Star Mine Rd - North of Cima (d7a299c5-f569-4b4e-97c4-fb0480a028fe)

Morning Star Mine Rd - North of Cima (d7a299c5-f569-4b4e-97c4-fb0480a0...

Part of a paved road is covered in sandy dirt with tire tracks making paths through the debris. Soft, sandy debris can cause dangerous road conditions

Globe mallow in Mid Hills area (d00ce159-28c8-4f74-aa19-87b1dd32f719)

Globe mallow in Mid Hills area (d00ce159-28c8-4f74-aa19-87b1dd32f719)

Orange blooms carpet the desert. A few tree skeletons stand toward the center of the frame. In the background, piles of boulders sit. In 2005, the Hackberry Fire Complex burned over 70,000 acres in the Mid Hil... More

Canyon above Arrowweed Spring - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery
Evening Primrose in Devils Playground

Evening Primrose in Devils Playground

Evening primose covers the sandblasted topography of Devils Playground during a particularly good wildflower season in spring 2008.

Budwesier Spring tank - National Parks Gallery

Budwesier Spring tank - National Parks Gallery

Tank at Budwesier Spring Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Boulder and Joshua trees on Cima Dome

Boulder and Joshua trees on Cima Dome

Boulder and Joshua trees on Cima Dome

Abandoned cabin near the ghost town of Cima in the Mojave National Preserve in California

Abandoned cabin near the ghost town of Cima in the Mojave National Pre...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

Frogs in Bathtub Spring NY - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

Frogs in Bathtub Spring NY - Public Domain image, National Parks Galle...

Frogs in Bathtub Spring NY Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Granite Mountains, Mojave national preserve

Granite Mountains, Mojave national preserve

Granite Mountains Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Look up in the spring and see Joshua Tree flowers

Look up in the spring and see Joshua Tree flowers

In the spring, looking high reveals Joshua Trees Public domain photograph of cactus plant, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Cima Done, Teutonia Peak, & Joshua trees

Cima Done, Teutonia Peak, & Joshua trees

Cima Dome and the adjacent Shadow Valley are home to the world's largest and densest Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia ssp. jaegeriana) forest. Teutonia Peak in the background.

Clark Mountain 2 - National Parks Gallery

Clark Mountain 2 - National Parks Gallery

Home to a grove of Rocky Mountain white fir trees (remnants of cooler and wetter times during the Pleistocene), Clark Mountain is the highest point in Mojave National Preserve at 7,929 feet.

Source of Basalt Spring - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

Source of Basalt Spring - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

Source of Basalt Spring Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Views of the Providence Mountains from the desert floor in the Mojave National Preserve in southwestern California

Views of the Providence Mountains from the desert floor in the Mojave ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

Palm trees at the Desert Studies Center at the tiny settlement of Zzyzx, near Baker and adjacent to the Mojave National Preserve in southeast California

Palm trees at the Desert Studies Center at the tiny settlement of Zzyz...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. The Desert Studies Center is a field station of the California State University. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in ... More

Scenic view of Cinder Cone volcanic field

Scenic view of Cinder Cone volcanic field

Some cinder cone volcanoes stand behind a mix of desert greenery, including creosote, Mojave yucca, and Joshua tree. The cinder cone volcanoes are visible on Kelbaker road north, about 10 miles south of Baker. ... More

Rock Spring - National parks scenic trails

Rock Spring - National parks scenic trails

Informational panels are along the trail at Rock Springs to inform visitors of the history of the area.

coyotes (Canis latrans) - National Parks Gallery
desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni)

desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni)

Desert bighorn sheep in Woods Mountain area.

Researcher and empty tank - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

Researcher and empty tank - Public Domain image, National Parks Galler...

Researcher and empty tank at Beck Spring (aka Cane Seep)

Ride over Foshay Pass in your 4-wheel drive.

Ride over Foshay Pass in your 4-wheel drive.

Foshay Pass requires a vehicle with 4-wheel drive and high clearance.

Canyon near Wild Horse Mesa - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

Canyon near Wild Horse Mesa - Public Domain image, National Parks Gall...

The spectacular scenery aroound Hole-in-the-Wall includes Wild Horse Mesa, easily accessible via Wild Horse Canyon Road.

Barrel Cactus Garden - National Parks Gallery

Barrel Cactus Garden - National Parks Gallery

Barrel Cactus Garden Public domain photograph of cactus plant, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

bobcat (Felis rufus) - National Parks Gallery

bobcat (Felis rufus) - National Parks Gallery

bobcat Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Cabin Spring #4 - National Parks Gallery

Cabin Spring #4 - National Parks Gallery

Cabin Spring #4 Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Views of the Providence Mountains from the desert floor in the Mojave National Preserve in southwestern California

Views of the Providence Mountains from the desert floor in the Mojave ...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

Mescal Historic Mining District at Mojave National Preserve

Mescal Historic Mining District at Mojave National Preserve

View of Mescal Historic Mining District from southeast section of the historic district, with the headframe off in the distance at right. Mescal Historic Mining District Mojave National Preserve, California Moj... More

Desert bighorn sheep (Ovis Canadensis nelsoni), Mojave National Preserve, 2015.

Desert bighorn sheep (Ovis Canadensis nelsoni), Mojave National Preser...

Pictured: bighorn ewe and lamb. Bighorn are named for the large, curved horns borne by the rams (males). Ewes (females) also have horns but they are smaller. They are considered good indicators of land health b... More

Mojave National Preserve (38293410834)

Mojave National Preserve (38293410834)

NPS / Alison Taggart-Barone

bobcat and mule deer - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

bobcat and mule deer - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

Interaction between a bobcat and mule deer in the Cima Dome area

golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)

golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)

golden eagle Castle Peaks area Public domain scan of print / book page depicting birds, ornithology, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Sunset over Cima Dome - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

Sunset over Cima Dome - Public Domain image, National Parks Gallery

Sunset along Cima Dome. Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

National parks: Cane - public domain image

National parks: Cane - public domain image

Cane at Beck Spring (aka Cane Seep)

Discover your favorite canyon (like Keystone)

Discover your favorite canyon (like Keystone)

4-wheel drive to Keystone Canyon or many other canyons, and you might find a new favorite spot.

immature red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)

immature red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)

Red-tailed hawk, immature, in the Castle Peaks area.

mountain lion (Felis concolor) - Public domain zoological illustration

mountain lion (Felis concolor) - Public domain zoological illustration

mountain lion (Felis concolor) at a spring in the Providence Mountains

Mescal Historic Mining District at Mojave National Preserve

Mescal Historic Mining District at Mojave National Preserve

A typical road of the district, following a ridge of the Ivanpah Mountain foothills Mescal Historic Mining District Mojave National Preserve, California Mojave National Preserve

South Black Canyon Road (8ae79fd1-5872-4a6b-a497-9823f2b24091)

South Black Canyon Road (8ae79fd1-5872-4a6b-a497-9823f2b24091)

Thick lines of water runoff scar the dirt alongside a blacktop road that has been covered in dirt and debris. Fast moving water has cut tracts in the landscape and pushed dirt and debris onto roads

Mojave National Preserve (39009178601)

Mojave National Preserve (39009178601)

NPS / Alison Taggart-Barone

United States Marines - USMC-01702

United States Marines - USMC-01702

Lance Cpl. Aaron Kristopik, a paralegal clerk with the Combat Center’s Staff Judge Advocate and a native of New Britain, Conn., traveled out to the Mojave National Preserve on April 18 to experience the natura... More

Camp in the backcountry (like Granite Pass)

Camp in the backcountry (like Granite Pass)

Camp in the backcountry (like Granite Pass) Picryl description: Public domain photograph of National Park, nature, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Rock Springs, a stop along the Mojave Road

Rock Springs, a stop along the Mojave Road

Rock Springs, a stop for travelers along the Mojave Road

Kelso Dunes from Arrowweed Spring

Kelso Dunes from Arrowweed Spring

Kelso Dunes as seen from Arrowweed Spring

Cinder cone volcano - National Parks Gallery

Cinder cone volcano - National Parks Gallery

A Mojave yucca stands in front of a cinder cone type of volcano.

Find wildflowers in a remote area

Find wildflowers in a remote area

Look for wildflowers in the remote corners of the Preserve, like Devils Playground where 4-wheel drive is necessary.

mule deer (Odocoileus Hemionus)

mule deer (Odocoileus Hemionus)

Buck mule deer in Cima Dome area

Budwesier Spring qanat - National Parks Gallery

Budwesier Spring qanat - National Parks Gallery

Qanat at Budwesier Spring Public domain photograph of a cave, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Watch out for flashfloods in July and August.

Watch out for flashfloods in July and August.

Watch out for flashfloods in July and August.

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