Post Format

Joshua Tree Wildflowers

Leave a Reply

joshua tree wildflowers-17 joshua tree wildflowers-27joshua tree wildflowers-28joshua tree wildflowers-14joshua tree wildflowers-23joshua tree wildflowers-7joshua tree wildflowers-13joshua tree wildflowers-12joshua tree wildflowers-11joshua tree wildflowers-10joshua tree wildflowers-5joshua tree wildflowers-6joshua tree wildflowers-4joshua tree wildflowers-21joshua tree wildflowers-16

We went on a wildflower scouting excursion to Joshua Tree a few weeks ago. The backcountry camping is great because you just have to hike over a mile away from any road, find a spot you like and set up.* We arrived just before sunset, hiked into the darkness and made camp. We woke up to a beautiful sunrise and, after breakfast, spent the day searching for wildflowers throughout the park. There were lots to be seen in the lower elevations and some were just sprouting in the higher areas. Getting a campsite can sometimes be tricky at this park since it’s so close to Los Angeles. Knowing you can just head out into the wilderness makes me want to visit every weekend.

*There are a few other rules, so check out the National Park site for details.

Leave a Reply

Required fields are marked *.