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  • ... Probably not the best footwear for visiting the Cholla Cactus Garden in Joshua Tree National Park | Photo: ... for acceleration. People unaccustomed to driving on desert two-lanes can often misjudge the abruptness with which alluvial fans ...
  • ... against a solar project proposed for the central Mojave Desert in no uncertain terms. [scald=79461:kl_image_original_context ... near the Mojave National Preserve, calling it contrary to the mission of the National Park Service. "After nearly 38 ...
  • ... twenty miles off the pavement, hiking through a narrow desert canyon. Or maybe, two martinis into your aunt's cocktail party, you ... to extract them than it should be. The good news is that there are just a few kinds of cacti that have glochids: prickly ...
  • ... Tree intimately. His Joshua family tree goes back four generations. Jima pauses. The rest of us are silent. It is ... the park's west entrance. From here, you might explore Hidden Valley and hike the short (1.1 mile) looping trail to Barker Dam. ...
  • ... Ken Lund /Flickr/ Creative Commons License Back in October I wrote about Joshua Tree National ... unfair to Winnebago drivers. Soft shoulders on narrow desert roads almost guarantee accidents, as inattentive or bored drivers ...
  • There's a lot to see in Joshua Tree , but be honest: you're not in a big enough rush ... cooler, and it's easier to be comfortable in the desert during the day. The local economic scene comes alive in the ...
  • That weather this morning in the California desert has caused widespread damage across the Coachella Valley. Not only are ... 11) between the park's entrance off Interstate 10 to the White Tank Campground, about a 33-mile stretch ( map ), is closed ...
  • In a bit of long-awaited good news for Joshua Tree National Park and its wild residents, ... the first place may well be the blow that puts that zombie back underground where it belongs. "The public has spoken on this issue, ...
  • ... Or bicycles, if you've brought them. The loop from Hidden Valley Campground is a great example. From the campground entrance, ... miles from Nipton. But you can always turn around and head back into the trees . Directions : I-10 east to I-15, then exit ...
  • ... Clarke photo We crossed our fingers a few weeks back , and we got our wish: At least in the Eastern Mojave, this is one ... weeks, most Joshua trees in the stretch of desert near Joshua Tree National Park have been putting out ...

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