Joshua Tree NP

Joshua Tree

(nr Twentynine Palms CA) Joshua Tree National Park covers an area of 792,510 acres where the Colorado and Mojave deserts meet. Within the park are mountains, rock formations, canyons, oases, springs, old mining sites, and a former ranch. Much of the park is designated as wilderness. Wildlife like desert tortoise, iguana, chuckwalla, fox, jackrabbits, kangaroo […]

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General Patton Memorial Museum

General Patton Museum

(Chiriaco Summit CA) The General Patton Memorial Museum was located near the headquarters for the Desert Training Center established during World War II. Here Patton directed the building of twelve camps over an 18,000 square mile area, from southern Nevada to the Mexican border, encompassing the desert in parts of Arizona and California. At the […]

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Blythe Intaglios

Blythe Intaglios

(Blythe CA) About 15 miles north of town, and west of the Colorado River, was the famed Blythe Intaglios site. A gravel road led off the highway to several native geoglyphs dated to as far back as 900BC. Images of human and animal shapes were scraped into the ground on hilltops. The large drawings were […]

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