Backpacking Boy Scout Trail Joshua Tree

Backpacking Boy Scout Trail Joshua Tree

Boy Scout Trail is one of the most popular hikes in Joshua Tree National Park that travels deep into the park’s Wonderland of Rocks area. The hike begins near the West Entrance in a stunning Mojave Desert landscape dotted with Joshua Trees. After traveling through...
Willow Hole Joshua Tree: Discover a Wonderland of Rocks

Willow Hole Joshua Tree: Discover a Wonderland of Rocks

One of my favorite things about Joshua Tree is the fact that rocks are everywhere. Not just any old rocks – mounds of smooth boulders that are seemingly strewn across the landscape at random. While these picturesque rocks can be found throughout most of the...
Hiking Lost Horse Mine Trail in Joshua Tree National Park

Hiking Lost Horse Mine Trail in Joshua Tree National Park

The western United States is home to many abandoned gold mines. Relics from a bygone era, these defunct mines tend to be located in remote areas that are accessible only on foot. I’m always a sucker for hiking to an abandoned mine and I have trekked to quite a...