Summer nights in Joshua Tree look a lot like this. In other words, beautiful.
Photo: Sarah Chah
Singing sand dunes, volcanic cinder cones, Joshua tree forests, and carpets of wildflowers are all found at Mojave National Preserve. A visit to its canyons, mountains and mesas will reveal long-abandoned mines, homesteads, and rock-walled military outposts. Located between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Mojave provides serenity and solitude from major metropolitan areas.
Photo: National Park Service
Viewed from the road, Joshua Tree National Park in California only hints at its vitality. Closer examination reveals a fascinating variety of plants and animals that make their home in this land shaped by strong winds, unpredictable torrents of rain, and climatic extremes. Dark night skies, a rich cultural history, and surreal geologic features add to the attraction of this place. Come see for yourself!
Photo: Troy Duncan - National Park Service