A Day in the Park - Joshua Tree

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DECEMBER 19 UPDATE: Trip is full, waitlist spots are available. E-mail Bill to get on the waitlist.


Trip Name: “A Day in the Park”

Trip Leader: Bill Ruttan (SCLR 228)

Date: Monday, January 18, 2021 (MLK Holiday, Free Entrance to National Parks)

Duration: All Day

Trail Difficulty: Easy (Moderate in optional sections)

Location: Joshua Tree National Park

Begin/End: Via I-10

Points of Interest:

  Berdoo Canyon Rd./Little San Bernardino Mountains
  Berdoo Camp Site

 Pleasant Valley/Geology Tour Rd.

 Lunch Stop in the Park (pit toilets, possibly picnic tables)

 Cholla Cactus Garden

 Ocotillo Patch (Drive By)

 Cottonwood Visitor Center

 Optional Tag-End Visit to the “Hotel California” (located outside Park Boundaries, time and daylight permitting)


 Vehicle count limited. Meeting point and time will be sent to those who RSVP