Desert Discovery Museum

Dedicated to educating visitors on the culture, nature, and history of the California Desert.

The center is staffed by the Bureau of Land Management and focuses on promoting awareness of desert life to local residents.

The Center is a partnership among the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Barstow Unified School District, Barstow Community College, Mojave River Valley Museum, City of Barstow, and Discovery Trails, a non-profit organization dedicated to the Mojave Desert.

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Mojave Trails

Mojave Trails Did you know, portions of the Mojave Desert east of Barstow between Interstate 15 & 40 is now recognized as National Monuments? Thanks in part to the Mojave Desert Land Trust and other conservation organizations and individuals, a wonderfully informative and easy to navigate website was created to guide visitors through this surprisingly beautiful area of Southern California.

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Camping Under the Stars & Brilliant Sunsets

If you haven’t witnessed a Mojave Desert sunset in the fall while toasting marshmallows or hiked the gorgeous Sawtooth Canyon, then you are missing out my friend! Gorgeous sunsets boast brilliant oranges, yellows, reds, and even shades of purple in the later parts of the year. These 3 BLM camping areas are a definite must visit for any lover of …

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