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Joshua Tree 2015: A Failed Quest for Bighorn Sheep

In December, I flew down to Los Angeles for a quick long weekend trip to Joshua Tree National Park. It was not extensively planned; tickets were booked just a couple of weeks before. 468 more words

Joshua Tree Revisited

Back in March some friends and I decided to take an impromptu camping trip over to Joshua Tree National Park. Of all the National Parks I’ve been lucky enough to visit, I’d say Joshua Tree easily makes the top 3 just by virtue of being the strangest, most surreal park of them all (which is saying quite a bit after… 211 more words


Joshua Tree National Park.

Six weeks ago, we started our pilgrimage to here in California in a desert national park (Death Valley) and completed it with a visit to another desert national park (Joshua Tree). 1,069 more words

Nevada/California Vacation

It’s been almost a year since Adam and I have been able to take time off together and we’d been looking forward to our West Coast trip for quite some time. 2,322 more words

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Joshua Tree National Park History

The Yucca brevifolia makes its home within the unique habitat of the Mojave Desert in Joshua Tree National Park.  More commonly known as a Joshua Tree, this yucca was named by Mormon pioneers who believed that these succulents looked like the biblical figure of Joshua raising his arms to heaven in prayer. 440 more words

Weeklong Free Admission to National Parks, Including Yosemite, Starts Saturday

Now is a good time to take off and explore a national park. National Park Week in mid-April  means free entry to all parks — and plenty of extra events and activities too. 84 more words

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