Sand dunes dominate the landscape in the North Algodones Dunes Wilderness Area.
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Cultural Resources - History in the Mojave Desert


The Mojave Desert has many historic and prehistoric sites. Three of these are:

  • Calico Early Man Site
  • Black Mountain Rock Art District (northwest of Barstow)
  • Salt Creek Historic Site

Inscription Canyon
Inscription Canyon (northwest of Barstow)

The Minimum Impact Appproach to enjoying Archaeological Sites.