Monthly Archives: March 2022

Cholla Cactus Garden Nature Trail (Joshua Tree National Park, CA)

Situated in the transition zone between the Mojave and Colorado Deserts, the Cholla Cactus Garden in southern California’s Joshua Tree National Park boasts one of the area’s most impressive stands of teddy bear cholla, a species of cactus known for … Continue reading

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Flatiron via Siphon Draw Trail (Superstition Wilderness, AZ)

Described as “one of the state’s top ten hikes to experience” and one of the “best hikes near Phoenix,” Flatiron in Arizona’s Superstition Wilderness offers an exceptionally scenic vista, but most hikers will remember it for its challenging and unique … Continue reading

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