Desert shrubbery speckles this area, a vast open stretch that certainly preserves the Wild West vibe. If you want to travel through the desert (and back in time) this could be the perfect campground for your group. The Black Canyon campground has one large site for bigger groups and one site for campers and their horses. The group campsite has a picnic shelter, a grill, and tables to provide hearty meals for lots of hungry hikers! It also has vault toilets, potable water, and fire rings. The equestrian site has corrals for your horses, and all the same amenities, minus the grill and picnic shelter. These sites require reservations so call ahead folks!
Campsite area
Tent sites
2 sites
Up to 50 guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.


There are no bike rentals in the park, but if you are a bike enthusiast, feel free to explore the park on your own trusty stead...Read more


Hiking in Mojave will give you unique views of rocky summits, cacti and Joshua tree-speckled deserts, and sand dunes. Establis...Read more

Horseback riding

Horseback riding is allowed in the park, but it’s BYO-Horse, so saddle up before you arrive. In fact, if you have a llama or a ...Read more

Off-roading (OHV)

The roads in Mojave aren’t all exactly well-paved, so if you’re itching to bounce your four-wheeler around some rugged terrain,...Read more

Wildlife watching

Out in Mojave, you can catch a glimpse of a bighorn sheep gracefully leaping up the steep, rocky terrain. You can see jackrabbi...Read more


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Mojave National Preserve
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35.049° N, 115.383° W
Tent Only: 2 Sites
(Up to 50 people per site)