The California Welcome Center in Ridgecrest is your basecamp for traveling to California’s most visited destinations! You can go to the highest point in the continental United States and the lowest point within about an hour and a half drive from Ridgecrest!

Homebase for California’s Desert Adventures

Visiting Ridgecrest is easily accessible off scenic U.S. Route 395, with access to Death Valley National Park through California State Route 178. Located 3.5 hours west of Las Vegas, 2.5 hours north of Los Angeles, and 3 hours south of Mammoth.

Hours: Monday thru Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Number of Visitors during 2019: New 2021 location!

Brochure Racks, Digital Displays, Travel Guides, Digital Media Marketing, and Design Services

Certified offers a lot more than traditional brochure rack services. We offer digital displays, digital media marketing, travel guide advertising, as well as design and printing services for your marketing material!

Advertising Programs

Discounts ranging from 10% – 35% are available when buying at multiple California Welcome Center locations!

Digital Advertising

  • 42” LCD Monitors showcase your ad
  • Full-motion video with sound
  • Ads repeat once every 10 minutes
  • Limited slots available at each location
  • Over 1.5 million visitors annually


To learn more about rates for displaying your brochure in our racks, design and printing opportunities, or any of our other programs, contact your local representative today!