|Above, daybreak at Cottonwood Spring. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Rocklin & Roseville Today has posted an article on the closest national park to Los Angeles: Joshua Tree National Park.
The title of the article is, "Joshua Tree National Park: What Are You Waiting For?"
It begins with:
Roughly 130 miles east of Los Angeles or 500 miles from either San Francisco or Sacramento, this massive National Park is within an relatively short drive for many.
Surprisingly, many native Californians have never given a second thought to checking out this desert paradise. That's great news for those lucky souls that undertake the pilgrimage. Joshua Tree NP is a place where it's easy to avoid the mass of humanity that overwhelms parts of Southern California.
At over 1,200 square miles in size, visitors to Joshua Tree can barely scratch the surface in exploring this land where the Mojave and Colorado Deserts meet. (It's larger than the state of Rhode Island!)
To read more, go here.