Mojave Camp and Cave

Mojave Camp and Cave

February 15, 2019 to February 17, 2019
Mojave National Preserve
02:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Mojave National Preserve is one of California’s newest National Preserves. On this two day, one night trip  we will explore lava tubes, summit the 650' high Kelso Dunes, explore Mitchel Caverns, and hike the "Hole-in-the-Wall" Trail. We will be traveling by foot and car by day and night will be filled with warm campfires and s'mores.

Trip Cost     
Student and SRWC Member: $70
Faculty, Staff and Alumni Association: $83
Affiliate: $117
Sponsored Guest: $140           

Pre-Trip Meeting / Sign-Up Deadline
February 13, 2019 @ 6pm

Activity Level
2 - Active


Day 1: We will meet at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center at 200pm to pack up the van and make sure we all have the necessary and proper gear and attire for a successful trip. Then it’s a nice 180 mile drive (3 hours) to the Mojave National Preserve to set up camp before dinner and a campfire.

Day 2: Our first stop will be to take a guided tour of Mitchell Caverns. After our tour we will have lunch and set up camp at Hole-in-the Wall campground. Then we grab our day packs to go hike the 1.5 mile Ring Loop trail nearby. 

Day 3: Its rise and shine at 800am for some breakfast, packing some lunch and breaking down camp. We will drive to the lava tubes to explore, and then it’s off to the Kelso Depot visitors Center and to the Kelso dunes. The group will then be on the road by approximately 4:00pm heading back to CSUSB. We will stop on the way home for dinner. (Dinner is not provided, please bring money). You will arrive back home at CSUSB by 800pm that night.


6 meals are included, starting with dinner on day 1 (2 breakfast, 2 lunches, and 2 dinner)
1 meal is not included (dinner on day 3). Bring money. 

Hygiene and Comfort
We will be staying in reserved campsites. The campsites are within close proximity to vault toilets and running water. You will have the option to share a tent with one or two people or sleep out under the cover of the stars.  Light weight tents, warm synthetic sleeping bags, foam pads and ground tarps will be provided to ensure a comfortable night’s sleep. The ground consists of soft to hard soil. 
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