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    Mojave Desert Heritage & Cultural Association

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Status since passage of the
California Desert Protection Act
of 31 October 1994

To protect and preserve historical and cultural values of the California desert associated with patterns of western exploration and settlement, and sites exemplifying the mining, ranching and railroading history of the Old West.



  • 14 Routes of Travel
  • 38 Desert Bighorn Sheep (Old Dad Mountain, 1995)
  • 96 Clark Mountain Wild Burros
  • 125 Water Sources
  • 4,000 Wild Burros (total)
  • 8,600 Mining Claims
  • 70,736 acres to Hackberry Complex Fire (June 2005)
  • 133,292 acres of private land (as of October 2001)
  • Amboy Post Office
  • AT&T Transcontinental Underground Cable
  • Barnett Mine (Hackberry Complex Fire)
  • Bob Hollimon Cabin (Hackberry Complex Fire)
  • Cima Cinder Mine
  • Cima Post Office
  • Essex Post Office
  • Essex School
  • Goffs Water Tower
  • Goffs Historic Corrals
  • Granite Mountains Cattle Ranch Enterprise
  • Kessler Springs Cattle Ranch Enterprise
  • Lazy Daisy Cattle Ranch Enterprise
  • Mitchell Caverns
  • Mojave Phone Booth
  • OX Cattle Ranch Enterprise
  • Pettit Well Corral (Hackberry Complex Fire)
  • Round Valley Ranch (Hackberry Complex Fire)
  • Valley View Cattle Ranch Enterprise
  • White Ranch
  • White Rock Tank Corral
  • Wild Horses (unknown number)
  • Winkler's Cabin (Hackberry Complex Fire)


  • Broadwell Mesa Arch access
  • Carruthers Canyon access
  • Cow Cove access
  • East Mojave Heritage Trail (2nd, 3rd, 4th Segments)
  • Fort Piute access
  • Government Holes corral (Hackberry Complex Fire)
  • Rock Spring access


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