Nipton California Gateway to the Mojave Desert

Nipton, California is an historic Mojave Desert town having its roots in the nineteenth century mining and ranching industries of the western United States.  Located on the northern boundary of Mojave National Preserve, Nipton has become an enduring gateway community, providing visitor information and a range of hospitality services.



Hotel Nipton and Nippeno Camp & Conference Center
now welcomes a worldly set of travelers, individuals and groups, to the open vistas and relaxed atmosphere of the Mojave Desert Experience.  The Nipton Trading Post provides a range of supplies and information expressly suited to the desert visitation including a wide array of books and maps.  Knowledgeable hospitality services such as the Whistle Stop Café are personalized to individual interests and needs.

While isolated from the frantic pace of the metropolitan life, a variety of recreational opportunities lie within easy range of Nipton.  The entire Southern Nevada and Las Vegas scene is a short hour’s drive over the horizon to the North.  Swimming, boating and fishing beckon on Lake Mojave just one half hour's drive to the East.  Out of doors adventure and recreations of all descriptions are to be found in the 6 million acres of California Desert National Parks to the South and West.

Stop by and see what Nipton has to offer!