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Kelso Dunes

Kelso Dunes, California, USA

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1 Day Treks
Dunes

About Kelso Dunes

This is the largest field of aeolian sand deposits in the Mojave Desert. The region is protected by the Mojave National Preserve. The dune field covers 45 square miles and includes migrating dunes, vegetation-stabilized dunes, sand sheets, and sand ramps.


Attractions near Kelso Dunes

Mojave Desert26km from Kelso Dunes

This is an arid rain-shadow desert and the driest desert in North America. Its boundaries are generally noted by the presence of Joshua trees, which are native only to the Mojave Desert and are considered an indicator species. This place is now a tourist spot and a lot of people come here to spend some good times here.

Calico Ghost Town103.57km from Kelso Dunes

Calico is a ghost town and former mining town in San Bernardino county. it was founded in 1881 as a silver mining town, and today has been converted into a county park named Calico Ghost Town.

Barker Dam104.99km from Kelso Dunes

A water storage facility constructed by early cattlemen, including CO Barker, in 1900. It is a gathering place for desert wildlife, including many species of birds and Desert Bighorn Sheep. Native American petroglyphs can be seen on the rocks present in the trail to the dam.

Jumbo Rocks Campground106.59km from Kelso Dunes

Campground surrounded by large boulders and rock formations for which the Joshua Tree National Park is well known for.

Cholla Cactus Garden111.14km from Kelso Dunes

An intense concentration of cholla cactus. The small hike is through level plains, a mile in total on a loop.

Snow Summit Ski Resort129.87km from Kelso Dunes

Snow Summit is a ski resort that was established in 1952 in San Bernardino county. It is also one of the larger ski areas in Southern California and is considered to be one of the most popular skis and snowboard destinations for patrons from around the Los Angeles area.

Where is Kelso Dunes

Discover more attractions in San Bernardino County, where Kelso Dunes is located

San Bernardino County10 attractions

It the fifth-most populous county in California and the 14th-most populous in the United States which has so many beautiful tourist places and more.