Tag Archives: Mojave Desert

Salt Flats in B/W

A series of black & white images from salt flats between Joshua Tree Nat'l Park and the Mojave National Preserve

Salt Flats in Southern California

While driving from Joshua Tree National Park to the Mojave National Preserve, we passed an area that looked really interesting on Google Maps. I wasn’t sure what it was so I decided we would stop when we got there. It turned out to be salt […]

Mojave Desert Lava Beds

In the northeast corner of the Mojave National Preserve you leave the vast Kelso Dunes and come across a low ridge of black lava rock that seems to stretch on forever (check it out on Google Maps). We parked and hiked about a mile to […]

Mojave Desert Videos

Hiking up the Kelso Dunes: Running Down the Dunes: Trey sings his “Cactus Needle Song” at dusk in the Mojave Desert:

Mojave National Preserve, Kelso, CA

Kelso is an old mining town in the center of the Mojave Desert National Preserve that the Union Pacific railroad passes through. The town’s old train depot has been renovated to hold the NPS visitor center, a museum, and a restaurant. After a short visit […]