VISIT Castle Mountains National Monument:
Castle Mountains National Monument was established on February 12, 2016.
|Address||Castle Mountains National Monument, Barstow, CA, 92311|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Castle Mountains National Monument. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Castle Mountains National Monument is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Castle Mountains National Monument are April, May, October & November.
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Castle Mountains National Monument Road Trips
Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Castle Mountains National Monument is visited.
|Trip Name||Trip Miles||Trip Days|
Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Castle Mountains National Monument.
|Mojave National Preserve||47 mi|
|Lake Mead National Recreation Area||50 mi|
|Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument||69 mi|
|Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument||105 mi|
|Death Valley National Park||115 mi|
|Joshua Tree National Park||116 mi|
|Pipe Spring National Monument||169 mi|
|Grand Canyon National Park||174 mi|
|Zion National Park||175 mi|
|Tuzigoot National Monument||178 mi|
Nearby Campsites & RV Parks
If you are looking to pitch a tent or park an RV at a campsite near Castle Mountains National Monument, here is a list of the closest campsites in the surrounding area. They all have slightly different amenitites, so its best to check them all out instead of just chosing the first on the list.
|Mid Hills - Mojave National Preserve||CA more||23 miles|
|Cottonwood Cove - Lake Mead National Rec Area||Cottonwood Cove, NV more||26 miles|
|Hole In The Wall - Mojave National Preserve||Essex, CA more||26 miles|
|Big Bend of the Colorado Rec Area||Laughlin, NV more||30 miles|
|Sportsman Paradise||Laughlin, NV more||31 miles|
|Katherine Landing - Lake Mead National Rec Area||Bullhead City, AZ more||31 miles|
|Davis Camp - Mohave County||Bullhead City, AZ more||32 miles|
|Willow Beach - Lake Mead National Rec Area||Henderson, AZ more||45 miles|
Nearest Ski Resorts
For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Castle Mountains National Monument:
|Lee Canyon||Las Vegas, NV||11,289 ft||71%||54 mi|
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Castle Mountains National Monument, we've listed the closest airports in the area.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Castle Mountains National Monument.
|Harry Reid International Airport||LAS||Las Vegas, NV||52 mi|
|Lake Havasu City International Airport||LHS||Lake Havasu City, AZ||79 mi|
|Ontario International Airport||ONT||Ontario, CA||167 mi|
|Los Angeles International Airport||LAX||Los Angeles, CA||211 mi|
|San Diego International Airport||SAN||San Diego, CA||216 mi|
|Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport||PHX||Phoenix, AZ||220 mi|
|Reno–Tahoe International Airport||RNO||Reno, NV||385 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Castle Mountains National Monument.
|Lake Havasu City International Airport||HII||Lake Havasu City, AZ||67 mi|
|Palm Springs International Airport||PSP||Palm Springs, CA||131 mi|
|Saint George-Southwest Utah International Airport||SGU||St George, UT||147 mi|
|Prescott International Airport - Ernest A. Love Field||PRC||Prescott, AZ||159 mi|
|Grand Canyon National Park Airport||GCN||Grand Canyon - Tusayan, AZ||171 mi|
|Yuma International Airport / Marine Corps Air Station Yuma||YUM||Yuma, AZ||187 mi|
|Flagstaff Pulliam International Airport||FLG||Flagstaff, AZ||194 mi|
Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.