Mojave National Preserve
lies the UC Desert Research Center which
restricts portions of this area to explorers and that
makes me very jealous."
Mountains stand 50 miles south of Baker, California,
above Kelso Dunes along
Kelbaker Road. Elevations range from 3700'-6796' making
Summer hiking and Winter weather events very rewarding.
Exploring the surreal jumble of granite boulders will
reveal robust plants
and animals rarely seen in the Mojave Desert is such
Evening in the
Granite Mountains (make this larger version
your desktop wallpaper)
Hummingbirds love the Desert Willows
landscape on the eastern side of the Granite Mountains