Joshua Tree National Park is a vast protected area in southern California. It’s characterized by rugged rock formations and stark desert landscapes. Named for the region’s twisted, bristled Joshua trees, the park straddles the cactus-dotted Colorado Desert and the Mojave Desert, which is higher and cooler. Keys View looks out over the Coachella Valley. Hiking trails weave through the boulders of Hidden Valley.
—We drove from Palm Desert, camped at Thousand Trails – Palm Springs RV Resort, very nice location and a short trip to the park entrance.
We visited and hiked Cholla Gardens, Stirrup Tank end of the road trail, Skull Rock, Arches trail, Jumbo Rocks, Keys View and Barker Dam.
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