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Hiking Mojave National Preserve

15 Day and Overnight Hikes (Where to Hike Series)

by Bill Cunningham

  • 269 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Falcon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walking, hiking, trekking,
  • Parks,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Travel - United States,
  • Sports,
  • Hiking,
  • United States - Pacific - California,
  • Walking,
  • Sports & Recreation / Hiking,
  • Parks & Campgrounds,
  • United States - West - Pacific (General),
  • California,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Mojave National Preserve,
  • Mojave National Preserve (Calif.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10912148M
    ISBN 100762744650
    ISBN 109780762744657


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From the Back Cover. Hiking Mojave National Preserve describes fifteen of the best day hikes and backpacking treks in this million-acre desert park located between Los Angeles Hiking Mojave National Preserve book Las Vegas.

Explore canyons, mesas, and mountains; visit abandoned mines, homesteads, and military outposts; and discover spring wildflowers, singing sand dunes, /5(5). Hiking Death Valley: A Guide to its Natural Wonders and Mining PastPaperback Mojave Desert Peaks: Hiking the Crown of the California DesertPaperback Mojave Desert Wildflowers: A Field Guide To Wildflowers, Trees, And Shrubs Of The Mojave Desert, Including The Mojave National Preserve, Death Valley /5(15).

It's a book that every visitor who plans on spending quality time at the Mojave National Preserve should read before going. When I say "quality time", I mean that you plan on getting out of your vehicle and walking around, really noticing what the desert has to offer (i.e.

plant life, rock formations, etc).Reviews: 9. Back Hiking Death Valley: A Guide to its Natural Wonders and Mining Past. Michel Digonnet Mojave Desert Peaks: Hiking the Crown of the California Desert. Michel Digonnet Mojave Desert Wildflowers: A Field Guide To Wildflowers, Trees, And Shrubs Of The Mojave Desert, Including The Mojave National Preserve, Death Valley.

“Mojave National Preserve: A Visitor’s Guide is a key resource to begin your exploration and to plan each follow-up visit,” notes park superintendent Dennis Schramm in his introduction to the new edition of the book/5(9).

The Paperback of the Hiking Mojave National Preserve: 15 Day and Overnight Hikes by Bill Cunningham, Polly Cunningham | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to COVID, orders may be :   Located at the confluence of the Mojave, Sonoran, and Great Basin desert regions, Mojave National Preserve is one of the most diverse desert environments in the world.

Explore the Joshua Tree forests, sand dunes, volcanic cinder cones, mile-high mountains, and vast vistas of this unique region with National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map /5(34).

Mojave National Preserve Hiking. This collection of trails in Mojave National Preserve, California lists the hikes from north to south and west to east. The table can be sorted alphabetically or by distance to help you plan a trip to Mojave National Preserve.

Written by top outdoors experts and enthusiasts, each guide invites you to experience the endless adventure and rugged beauty of the great outdoors. Hiking California’s Desert Parks features of the finest trails—from short day hikes to backcountry treks—in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Mojave National Preserve, Reviews: 6.

Singing sand dunes, cinder cone volcanoes, Largest Joshua tree forest, and carpets of spring wildflowers are all found within this million-acre park. A visit to its canyons, mountains, and mesas will reveal long-abandoned mines, homesteads, and rock-walled military outposts. Located between Los.

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From camping and hiking to history, this place is worthy of at least a Hiking Mojave National Preserve book full of exploration.

Since I have been many times, I compiled a list of my favorite spots. Know Before You Go. If you have never been to the Mojave National Preserve before, you are in for a treat, but there are some things you need to know.

Hiking Mojave National Preserve describes fifteen of the best day hikes and backpacking treks in this million-acre desert park located between Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Explore canyons, mesas, and mountains; visit abandoned mines, homesteads, and military outposts; and discover spring wildflowers, singing sand dunes, and Paleo-Indian rock art.

Mojave National Preserve With four hiking options to choose from, Hole-in-the-Wall is a great place to begin a hike. Trail-heads are located at the information center, picnic area, and along Wild Horse Canyon Road. For more information, talk to the ranger on duty at Hole-in-the-Wall Information Center or call Mojave Road 4-wheel-drive road Hiking trail 4-wheel-drive road Authorized park boundary Unpaved 2-wheel-drive road Self-guiding trail Pinyon-Juniper Woodland Mojave National Preserve Los Angeles Las Vegas Primm Flagstaff Needles Kingman Barstow Phoenix 15 5 5 10 40 40 17 95 93 95 93 58 14 14 95   THE THIRD LARGEST DESERT PARK in the country, Mojave National Preserve protects million acres of spectacular arid lands at the heart of the Mojave Desert.

Part of the celebrated Great Basin province, it is a spellbinding region of mighty mountain ranges rising thousands of feet above vast inland : Wilderness Press. Hike -- Table Top Mountain, Mojave National Preserve. Hiked Sunday, April This is a "cross-country" hike, meaning it is mostly over unimproved terrain.

It's definitely not for the faint of heart. Because of its complexity, this post turned out super : Skyhiker. About the Author. Polly and Bill Cunningham are lifelong hikers and wilderness advocates. They have collaborated on several other FalconGuides, including Wild Utah, Hiking New Mexico's Gila Wilderness, Hiking New Mexico's Aldo Leopold Wilderness, Best Easy Day Hikes Joshua Tree, Hiking California's Desert Parks, Hiking Mojave National Preserve, Reviews: Beautiful area with a hike to a gigantic sand dune or a hike on a rocky granite mountain trail through a Joshua tree forest.

On the way to Palm Springs we stopped at Nipton Trading Post (a small detour, it's worth it) and did a small hike, Rings loop at the Holes in Walls area (another detour, bad roads but a fantastic little hike) TripAdvisor reviews.

Michel Digonnet's new book on hiking in the Mojave desert, specifically Mojave National Preserve General Anza-Borrego - RICARDO BRECEDA - SKY ART METAL SCULPTURES POCKET GUIDE.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Hiking the Mojave Desert: The Natural and Cultural Heritage of Mojave National Preserve by Digonnet, Michel () Paperback at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

Hiking the Mojave Desert Pages. Mojave National Preserve protects million acres of spectacular arid lands at the heart of the Mojave Desert. Par of the celebrated Great Basin province, it is a spellbinding region of mighty mountain.

Located at the confluence of the Mojave, Sonoran, and Great Basin desert regions, Mojave National Preserve is one of the most diverse desert environments in the world.

Explore the Joshua Tree forests, sand dunes, volcanic cinder cones, mile-high mountains, and vast vistas of this unique region with National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: ix, 83 pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Contents: Caruthers Canyon milesCastle Peaks milesClark Mountain/North Canyon milesClark Mountain summit milesCrystal Spring miles Eagle Rocks miles Fort Piute/Piute Gorge miles Hole-in.

Description. Hiking the Mojave Desert: Natural and Cultural Heritage of Mojave National Preserve by Michel Digonnet. THE THIRD LARGEST DESERT PARK in the country, Mojave National Preserve protects million acres of spectacular arid lands at the heart of the Mojave.

Hiking Mojave National Preserve describes fifteen of the best day hikes and backpacking treks in this million-acre desert park located between Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Explore canyons, mesas, and mountains; visit abandoned mines, homesteads, and military outposts; and discover spring wildflowers, singing sand dunes, and Paleo-Indian rock art.3/5(1).

Mojave National Preserve is home to the world’s largest concentration of Joshua Trees, not to mention sand dunes, mountains, and unique geological features that make this park a standout.

And the best way to experience what the preserve has to offer is to hit the trails. In fact, there’s some great hiking in the Mojave National Preserve. Mojave National Preserve is both vast and intimate. The product of hundreds of millions of years of geologic activity, its enormous valleys and isolated mountain ranges redefine our sense of space and time.

This book presents a complex world of rare pl JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. Mojave National Preserve Barstow Rd Barstow, CA The Mojave Road. For a Book and Map of the area see our Mojave National Preserve Introductory Package Mohave Road guide Hiking the Mojave Desert. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Hiking the Mojave Desert: The Natural and Cultural Heritage of Mojave National Preserve by Michel Digonnet (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Get this from a library. Hiking the Mojave Desert: the natural and cultural heritage of Mojave National Preserve. [Michel J F Digonnet] -- The third largest desert park in the country, Mojave National Preserve protects million acres of spectacular arid lands at the heart of the Mojave Desert.

Part of the celebrated Great Basin. “Mojave National Preserve: A Visitor’s Guide is a key resource to begin your exploration and to plan each follow-up visit,” notes park superintendent Dennis Schramm in his introduction to the new edition of the book.

Mojave National Preserve Mid Hills Campground is at an elevation of 5, ft, so it provides amazing cool breezes. It’s also shrouded by pinyon pine and juniper trees for a greener, shadier environment than the surrounding desert.

Backpackers at Mojave National Preserve enjoy a variety of challenges, with sweeping views, solitude, dark night skies, and nearlyacres of designated wilderness. Although there are few established hiking trails in the preserve, abandoned dirt roads, washes, and ridges offer an abundance of cross-country hiking and backpacking.

No fee or permit is required to hike Rock Springs Loop Trail in Mojave National Preserve, so get out and enjoy. The New York Mountains The basic directions for Rock Spring Loop Trail are: Hike up a 4X4 road from the parking area toward the Rock House (0 miles) Reach the Rock House and start the loop to the right of the house ( miles).

To drivers speeding by on Interstates 15 Mojave National Preserve, roughly miles/ kilometers northeast of Palm Springs, may appear featureless and a closer look reveals the preserve’s wonders: water-sculpted canyons, ancient lava flows, limestone caverns, massive sand dunes, and Joshua tree forests reaching to a desert horizon.

Teutonia Peak is a rocky 5,foot mountain on the edge of Cima Dome in Mojave National dome, which is 1, feet tall and covers seventy square miles, is the most symmetrical dome of its type in the United States/5(49).

Hiking the Mojave Desert - Mojave National Preserve protects million acres of spectacular arid lands at the heart of the Mojave Desert. Part of the celebrated Great Basin province, it is a spellbinding region of mighty mountain ranges rising thousands of feet above vast inland basins.

Mojave National Preserve Established inMojave National Preserve encompasses million acres ranging in elevation from ’ near Baker to 7,’ at Clark Mountain. Although most of the park lies in the Mojave Desert, the southeast section grades into the Sonoran Desert, and elements of the Great Basin Desert are.

Mojave National Preserve Camping & Lodging. General Info | Maps | Description | Things to Do | Nearby. Lodging. No overnight accommodations are found in the Preserve but Nipton, CA located at the northern entrance has a small hotel and Eco-Lodges and RV rooms are also found in Barstow, Ca Limited food stuffs can be found in Cima.

Nipton has propane and. If you’re looking for a Mojave map, you’ve come to the right place; currently I’ve collected 8 free Mojave National Preserve maps to view and download. (PDF files and external links will open in a new window.) On this page you’ll find full park maps as well as some trail-specific hiking.

Off Black Canyon Road in Mojave National Preserve, the Hole-in-the-Wall Rings Trail is a must see!The namesake Ringbolts serve as hand holds and steps, granting passage through a couple steep and narrow sections on this mile loop (or mile out and back hike for those preferring to repeat the most exciting stretch of the hike)/5(79).The Mojave National Preserve is a large piece of land outlined by the Nevada border to the east, Highway 40 to the south, and Interstate 15 to the north.

When the land was protected in by the Desert Protection Act, it became the third largest national parkland outside of Alaska.