Joshua Tree National Park occupies 800,000 acres in south-eastern California (east of Palm Springs) and offers visitors a wide range of activities, including: nature trails, hiking trails, mountain... more
Big Sur is a sparsely populated region of the central California coast where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean.
The name "Big Sur" is derived from the original Spanish-language... more
IntroductionThe United States Congress designated the Joshua Tree Wilderness (map) in 1976 and it now has a total of 594,502 acres. All of this wilderness is located in California and is managed... more