Nipton, California: Weird Art in the Desert

An 80-acre patch of desert behind the town campground is officially named, "The Magical Nipton Outdoor Art Gallery." Artworks vary, but the bubble-topped space car has been here for years.

Nipton RV Park and Campground

Address:
67668 Castle Butts Rd, Nipton, CA
Directions:
Nipton RV Park and Campground. On the south side of CA-164, 2.5 miles west of the Nevada state line.
Hours:
June 2021: Marked "No Trespassing" Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Weird Art in the Desert

There are "No trespassing" signs and 24 hour surveillance cameras all around.

[Lisa, 06/17/2021]

Shopping cart loops.

Weird Art in the Desert

Many teepees can be seen as you come to the town. Giant squid by road. Interesting, as it is a very desolate area.

[K And k, 01/21/2020]

The bubble-topped space car.

Nipton Art Installations

Art installation by Clayton Blake, using welded shopping carts, is titled, "Perpetual Consumption." Art installation by Nicole Ashton Martin is titled, "Transcendent Souls."

[Omri Parsons, 05/19/2019]

The 80-acre patch of Mojave Desert behind the town campground (it provides furnished teepees) is officially named, "The Magical Nipton Outdoor Art Gallery." Artworks vary, although the bubble-topped space car has been here for years.


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