Mojave National Preserve

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So much to share, so little time. I promised to post some pictures from our short wildflower trip to the Mojave National Preserve. It was our first time out there. If you haven’t been, I highly recommend it. There were some of the most beautiful Joshua tree forests I have ever seen. The area is very remote and peaceful, a nice change from the bustle of southern California. (Click here to view the slide show with captions.)

5 thoughts on “Mojave National Preserve

  1. Such tiny flowers! Oh, I wish I could go on a trip…

  2. Great photos, Barbara. My husband and I have been frequenting the East Mojave since 1997. Our last trip out there was in May of 2003, when Kelso Depot was still under renovation. We've camped at Providence Mtns., Hole-in-the-Wall, and Mid Hills (which was sadly damaged in the 2005 Hackbury fire). My favorite wildflower hike is along the Teutonia Peak trail (Cima Dome), which is also home to a

  3. Brings back lots of great memories… The j-tree forest on Cima Dome has got to be one of my favorite places there. Unfortunately all my trips to the preserve have been in the dark of winter so I didn&#39;t have much chance to see flowers there, not even those tiny belly flowers. <br /><br />I&#39;m hoping our current push for green energy doesn&#39;t end up with all the areas around the preserve

  4. Hi, Barbara,<br /><br />It was so nice to meet you this weekend on the garden tours. I will explore your blog!<br /><br />Thanks,<br /><br />Glennis

  5. Looks like a day of adventure! That fuzzy lupine is so adorable- the plants down your way have much more &quot;sunblock&quot; than ours do up here!

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