It's summer and the desert is getting hot, which means fewer people are looking for places to sleep in the Mojave Desert without air conditioning. And as a result, the National Park Service (NPS) has announced its annual summer closure of a number of campgrounds in Joshua Tree National Park.
Californians might be familiar with a growing trend of car-free events where big city streets are closed to vehicles to allow for pedestrians and cyclists to take over. Something like that happens in Yosemite, too.
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