The area known as the Mojave desert is the driest part of United States . With almost 48,000 square miles of land it is also home to 2,000 different plants. Just a few hours from Los Angeles if offers adventure, star gazing, and /or solitude. There are many natural features that include volcanoes and lava fields, ghost towns, Joshua tree forest, sand dunes, caverns, and even snow in the winter.
The Mojave National Reserve is an area of more than 1.5 million acres that you can enjoy with friends and family. Ii is also a place to go on your 4x4 with great trails that cover all type of terrains. There are several camping locations and the views can be surreal. The weather can be hot in summer and there is almost no shade so you need to be prepared with water and sun protecting headgear. Winter on the other hand is cold and it snows. A white blanket covers the land for a few weeks and it radically changes the environment.
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