new tours and old favorites:
Craters & Lava
Views & Vistas
national parks and preserves
Redrock Canyon NCA
Lake Mead NRA
San Bernardino NF
national landmarks and natural areas
Harper Dry Lake
state and county parks
Big Morongo Canyon
Red Rock Canyon
Calico Ghost Town
Valley of Fire
Bodie Ghost Town
What and where is the Mojave?
The Mojave Desert occupies a significant portion of Southern California and parts of ...
Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials
from the earth, usually (but not always) from an ore body, vein, or ...
The Desert Indians
Between these mountains and the mountains of the Mohave nothing is known of the country.
I have never heard of a white man who had penetrated it. ...
Names in Mojave Desert History
First, the Spanish, then mountain men and explorers, the gold seekers, pioneers, ranchers and ...
The Military in the Mojave
They came to protect the pioneers and secure a nation ...
The extent and timing of spring wildflower blooms may ...
Rippled sand dunes sing an eerie chorus. Cactus flowers bloom after a spring rain, jewels
against buff-colored earth. Saltbush borders a dry lakebed, and...
Plants in the Mojave
Desert plants survive only if their adaptations have provided them with a way to either to escape from the
the heat and drought or endure it. Annual plants survive as seeds lying dormant in
the soil, sometimes for years, until a proper balance of rain and temperature trigger their growth.
Wilderness Areas in the Mojave
... where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain.
Mojave Desert Map
Leave No Trace
Digital Desert Photo Tours
Havasu Wildlife Refuge
"A land of lost rivers, with little in it to love; yet a land that once visited
must be come back to inevitably. If it were not so there would be little told of it."
~ Mary Austin, Land of Little Rain
The Mojave Desert -- A Land of Amazing Contrast