Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the proposed Monument located?
The proposed Mother Road-Mojave Trails National Monument is part of the Route 66 corridor through the California Desert.
What else will the proposed Mother Road-Mojave Trails National Monument protect?
The Monument will protect all existing uses within its boundary.
Additionally, a vast array of cultural treasures would be bundled into Mother Road-Mojave Trails National Monument. These treasures include:
- Bigelow Cactus Garden—A portion of California’s largest cactus garden
- Amboy Crater—A National Natural Landmark
- Sleeping Beauty Valley—the last intact valley representing the West Mojave plant community
- Afton Canyon—the Mojave River flows year-round amid colorful canyon walls with great camping opportunities
- Cady Mountains—one of the best places in the Mojave to observe bighorn sheep
- Marble Mountains Fossil Beds—the site of 550-million-year-old fossils of trilobites
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