Joshua Tree National Park covers more than 79,000 acres of land that encompasses parts of two deserts, the Mohave Desert and Colorado Desert. Named for its celebrated native Joshua trees, the park brims with distinctive rock formations and unique geological traits.
Hiking and camping are popular pastime at the Joshua Tree National Park. If you visit for the day, you'll want to enjoy the Cholla Cactus Garden walk or a visit to the Giant Marbles formation. Because the park is roughly the size of the state of Rhode Island, you'll want to plan your trip ahead of time so you are able to visit the sites that appeal most to you.
COD stands for College of the Desert, so don't expect to arrive at a fish market. This is an open... Read more