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Explore Cottonwood Visitor Center Near Twentynine Palms

Stop here at the Cottonwood Visitor Center to start your adventure into Joshua Tree. The staff here is very knowledgeable about the entire park and can recommend hiking trails based upon the dynamics of your party. Get a free map here and check out the small store of souvenirs.


Down the road from this visitor center is the Cottonwood Springs campground and also a few trails. Older kids should have no problem hiking the Mastodon Peak Loop Trail. At 2.6 miles, it is not too long and has some fun geology. There is even a small gold mine, the Mastodon Mine.

Very helpful rangers at Cottonwood Visitor Center off Interstate 10. The Cottonwood Visitor Center is located 9mi inside the South Entrance of Joshua Tree National Park which is just north of Interstate 10 and about 25mi east of Indio. This visitor center is actually located 32mi south of the North Entrance near Twentynine Palms. There is little reason to stop here due to the indefinite closing of the very worthwhile trails that start near this visitor center; Cottonwood Springs, Mastodon Peak and Lost Palm Oasis, unless one is entering from the south or camping at the nearby Cottonwood Campground which remains open. This is the desert. Be prepared. Bring lots of water.

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Explore Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Located east of Palm Springs near Palm Desert, Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge covers 3,709 acres. The Coachella Valley Preserve System was designed to protect an endemic, threatened reptile, the Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard. These lizards are found on the sand dunes that are located on the southern edge of the Coachella Valley. The CNLM Preserve also preserve the Thousand Palms Canyon.

Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge

A rare resource in the desert, the water feeds the majestic California fan palm which creates a cool and shady respite from the hot summer sun. Wide sweeps of desert wash, dotted with smoke tree and indigo bush, feed into the oasis, and around the oasis lie the rare desert wetlands, lined with arrow weed, willows, cattails, and cottonwoods.

There are bridges to cross and ponds to look at and take pictures. There were a lot of friendly people having fun there and we even had some strangers take some pictures of us standing next to some crazy looking trees!

The CNLM Preserve gates are open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from May through September and from 7:00 am to 5:00 p.m. October through April.

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Oasis of Murals in Twentynine Palms, CA

Located just north of Joshua Tree National Park, the Twentynine Palms city is characterized by three things- tattoo parlors, military haircuts, and murals. The city of Twentynine Palms boasts more than 22 murals. Each of the murals depicts an aspect of local history. The murals are drawn by the splendor wide-open vistas, crystal-clear skies and low-key style of living.  The city has long been a destination of visitors who are drawn by the splendor of its wide-open vistas, crystal-clear skies and low-key style of living. The 29 Palms Murals Project has been ongoing since 1994. There are over twenty murals painted on the outside walls of various buildings in the city. They depict a variety of scenes, from desert wildlife to pioneer life, and from basketball tournaments to homecomings from war for Marines. The main mission is to revive the pioneer “can do” spirit that created Twentynine Palms and instill community pride through the production of high quality, world-class public murals.  The Oasis of Murals is probably the best thing to happen to this desert community in many a decade, sponsored by Action Council for 29 Palms, Inc. spawned more than just beautiful, historical artworks painted on the commercial buildings downtown, it also encouraged a new art scene and created a rebirth of community spirit.


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Visit The Integratron – Twentynine Palms

Integraton is a dome like acoustic structure situated in Landers, California. It was assembled by George Van Tassel in 1959, who guaranteed that he had a interaction with the “space individuals” and that he had being spoken with the restoring strategy of human cells. The Integraton was based on the same system. Individuals going by are given Sound Baths which is said to be an hour long mending session in a multi-wave sound chamber.


The key feature is a echoic room where a musician blathers your body in sound for cellular renewal and overall rejuvenation. The acoustic nature of the dome is eerie as you can whisper on one side and hear it more loudly on the other side of the dome than if you stand next to the person.

Make sure to get there ahead of time so you can spend some time relaxing on the gorgeous grounds. This is something worth to try in your life! The sound bath is so relaxing and interesting.

If you are out by Joshua Tree, you have to stop by the Integratron. It’s a one of a kind structure with a fascinating history. At the Integraton, you can find the intersection of science, aliens, spirituality and a place where folks like Robert Plant have had recording sessions.

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Explore Moorten Botanical Garden

This landmark botanical garden has been delighting Palm Springs visitors for more than 60 years, and is sometimes used in films. Proudly proclaiming itself the “World’s First Cactarium”, the garden includes 3,000 fine examples of desert cacti and other desert plants in a quirky Wild West setting.


Some of the desert turtles were stolen which is not very nice for a classic institution in Palm Springs. It is on the south end of town on the way to Indian canyons.

Working Hours:

Monday – Sunday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Turtledoves, hummingbirds, lizards and other small wild creatures also make impromptu appearances among the rocks and plants. Many unusual botanical specimens are for sale, along with other souvenirs.

This garden has amazing cacti. It looks a little rustic from the street, but step into the garden and be amazed at the cactus plantings. Small place that is filled with all kinds of cacti and succulents. This place is so beautiful, calm, and wonderful! Do yourself a favor and visit it.

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Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum

Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum – This museum is surely not from the ordinary lot, as it displays its sculptures amidst a desert, which are all made from scrap and waste material. The creations are assemblage sculptures, that are made from an assortment of materials like burger wraps, glass chips, burnt wood and other such castoff material.

The displays often take on a different meaning in different weathers, adding to their unique value. These works of art are the creations of Noah Purifoy, who draws inspiration from the coarse environment of Mojave desert in California.


This is a great place to check out for all the art lovers heading to Joshua Tree! The space hosts a huge collection of sculptures made of found objects and random artifacts. You can spend a good hour here exploring the different pieces he’s created and taking pics.

This place is so unique. If you love modern art, if you love the desert, stranger things, this is a great place to visit. This outdoor museum creates such different world. It’s free to visit. This place is heavenly. Incredible sculptures in the middle of the dessert. Not to be missed.

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Discover Indian Canyons Near Twentynine Palms

The Indian Canyons are a beautiful retreat from the sometimes glitzy atmosphere of Palm Springs. When the streams are running, children enjoy splashing in the water. It’s also a popular area for picnics. Visitors now have the chance to see the “Witch of Tahquitz Canyon,” an eerie shadow that’s occasionally cast on the walls of the canyon.

There are many trails here to take, it all depends on how much time you have on your hands to see which ones will suit you best. It is a oasis in the middle of the desert. Nice place to go for a short hike.


Hour of operation:

Monday – Sunday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

If you only have time for one hike, Indian Canyon offers a variety of trails to choose from, all different and unique. Views are stunning. The native palm trees provide an oasis type setting on some trails. Great place for kids to do a short hike.

Indian Canyons is located on the very western edge of Palm Springs. This is a beautiful area owned by the Agua Caliente band of the Cahuilla Indians, impeccably maintained and operated.

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Enjoy Your Trip in Joshua Tree National Park!

At the point when the sun goes down, the general population cluster around the pit fires. Be that as it may, in the event that you are courageous and have an adoration to see the night stars, the night is an otherworldly time to investigate or to just back off and respect the light of the universe in the night sky. Joshua Tree National Park in California is an incredible spot. The region of the Mojave Desert now known as Joshua Tree National Park attracted a variety of human inhabitants over the years.


There is a great deal of intriguing history in Joshua Tree National Park, similar to old gold mines and Native America locales. Crown Prince Lookout highlights another time of the recreation center’s history, when a notice station for World War II planes was situated on a rock arrangement close to today’s disregard. The post and a second close-by perspective can be come to by means of a simple 3.25-mile round trek climb up an old jeep trail. With additional exertion, you can stone up rock arrangements to find more extensive perspectives alongside the remaining parts of the old perception post. There is just around 50 feet of rise change between the high and low purposes of this trek, permitting you to make a lively climb to amazing perspectives.


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Cornelia White House: Popular Tourist Attraction

The Cornelia White House is a memorable 1893 wooden private structure situated in downtown Palm Springs, California, and is one of the most established surviving structures of any sort in the city. The wonderful spot was made with reused railroad ties taken from under the Palmdale Railroad’s tracks.


The Cornelia White House was manufactured beside the 1884 McCallum Adobe, itself eminent as the adobe home of the zone’s first European American pioneer, John McCallum, and in addition for being the first effective adobe structure in the upper Coachella Valley.

Since 1961 these two structures, today got poplar as the McCallum Adobe-Cornelia White House Museum, are coordinated by and the property of the Palm Springs Historical Society. The noteworthy houses, with different things of nearby history, for example, the most punctual phones in Palm Springs, are available for visitors to see and open to the general population to visit at 221 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs.

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Twentynine Palms Historical Society!

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society was established in 1982 and is housed in the Old Schoolhouse Museum. In 1992 the general public moved the city’s unique 1927 one-room school building to National Park Drive and redesigned the building to wind up the Old Schoolhouse Museum. The exhibition hall offers an assortment of showcases, extraordinary accumulations, authentic get-togethers and occasions, and instructive exercises including addresses, field trips, and a quarterly pamphlet. Different components of the Old Schoolhouse Museum incorporate chronicled shows, an exploration library, and a blessing shop that offers gifts, books and cards.


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