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Joshua Tree

Miss The '60s Counterculture? Find It At Joshua Tree Music Fest

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 10.11.2016 | Entertainment

Walking the grounds of Joshua Tree Music Festival this past weekend, it felt like time machines exist and you were back in the 1960s Haight-Ashbury. I...

America's Desert Playground: Joshua Tree National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 05.30.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

It's difficult to measure all of the positives that can come from just one visit to a U.S. National Park.

Celebrating The Vernal Equinox At Serenity Gathering 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.15.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Originally set to take place at Lake Hemet, Serenity Gathering was forced to make a last minute venue change which could have been disastrous. Instead it was a blessing in disguise and quite possibly a fortuitous intervention because there are few places comparable to the magic of Joshua Tree.

This Is Seriously The Most Beautiful Place In California

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.16.2016 | Travel

• Joshua Tree covers 800,000 acres in both the Colorado and Mojave Deserts.• The federal government recently recognized the land around Joshua Tre...

From Quietude to Gratitude

Annie Wood | Posted 01.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Annie Wood

3 Mindful Takeaways to Giveaway The little things? The little moments? They aren't little. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn LESSON ONE: You can't rule the rain ...

The Best Weekend Trips From L.A.

Spot | Posted 11.09.2016 | Travel

Even the most devoted Angeleno will tell you that one of the best things about L.A. is getting out of it for a day -- if not a weekend. Lucky for them, many wildly cool places (including otherworldly Antelope Valley, above) exist within easy striking distance.

How A Scary Rock Climbing Mistake Helped Me Prepare For Mars One

Sue Ann Pien | Posted 09.25.2016 | Science
Sue Ann Pien

My best friend Vanessa Nigro Halby and I used to climb almost daily. We met at the climbing gym, when I saw her tumbling off the top of a bouldering wall because she missed the last dyno. That's climbing speak for a move that can only be made by jumping for it. If you miss it, you'll fall.

Getting Wild: This Latina Finally Gets to Experience the Thrill of the Outdoors

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 08.26.2016 | Latino Voices
Ana Beatriz Cholo

So much was off-limits to me because of my culture and my traditional parents. I was not allowed to have sleepovers or sleep at anyone's house. When I wanted to skateboard, I was firmly told no. That was for boys. Besides, good girls stay home to mind their business, but boys could stay out because, well, they were boys. It was their birthright.

Before Burning Man There Was Joshua Tree's Shadow Ranch

F. Scott Hess | Posted 08.09.2016 | Arts
F. Scott Hess

If you had been driving at night into the small California desert town of Joshua Tree in the early 90s you might have been puzzled by the swaths of colored light that illuminated the sides of the nearest boulder strewn mountain.

9 Things to See (Besides Music) at Coachella | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel

Located roughly half way between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, the city of Indio transforms into a world-class music destination each April when the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival kicks off the summer concert season.

I Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Selfies

Ms. Canyon Girl | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Ms. Canyon Girl

Not only do selfies encourage us to engage with others, but ultimately they afford us an opportunity to connect deeply with ourselves. Who knows me better than me? What I most love about my selfies is that they chronicle my journey.

California Desert Visions

Findery | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel

I'd like to think that it's something in the water that leads to all of these unique desert manifestations. Then again, maybe it has to do with the lack thereof. Next time you're looking for some inspiration, hit the dusty road and see what oasis awaits inside of you.

This Epic California Timelapse Is Pure Sun-Drenched Seduction

Roadtrippers | Posted 05.03.2014 | Travel

With landmarks like the iconic Sun Portal at Pfieffer Beach, the arid desert of Joshua Tree, or the ancient giant sequoias of Yosemite National Park, it's easy to see why the diverse landscape of California has captivated travelers since wheels were made of wood.

WATCH: Joshua Tree Shown Surreal In Mesmerizing Time-Lapse

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Travel

Whether you've had the opportunity to visit California's legendary Joshua Tree National Park before or not, you've never seen it quite like this. W...

Eric Burdon Declares More

Steven Rosen | Posted 09.08.2013 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

Eric Burdon figures he got a rude awakening from life pretty early -- the day he was born. It was May 11, 1941, in Newcastle upon Tyne. England was at war with Germany.

Clean Up!

San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. | Michel Nolan | Posted 06.19.2013 | Los Angeles

Joshua Tree National Park's Rattlesnake Canyon, closed to the public for two weeks, has been visited this week by a group of Good Samaritans helping t...

An 'Unprecedented' Sight In Joshua Tree Right Now

Posted 04.12.2013 | Los Angeles

Something mysterious is happening in the Mojave Desert's Joshua Tree National Park. The reason may be grim but the effect is beautiful. "It's more ...

Part Of National Park Closed After Rampant Vandalism

Posted 04.12.2013 | Green

The National Park Service has enacted an emergency closure of Rattlesnake Canyon in California's Joshua Tree Park after reports of widespread graffiti...

Deep Desert Soul: Nick Waterhouse at Pappy & Harriet's

Ace Hotel | Posted 04.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Ace Hotel

Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown Palace is our favorite star in the bright constellation of Californian surreality. Figments of the collective imagination come to life in the California desert like no other place we've seen.

5 Hikes in Joshua Tree National Park (PHOTOS)

Seth Smigelski | Posted 02.12.2013 | Los Angeles
Seth Smigelski

During the winter months, the California desert becomes a cooler place to visit (literally), making it an ideal time to take a trip to Joshua Tree National Park. Roughly two and a half hours from Los Angeles, Joshua Tree is the closest national park to L.A.

Joshua Tree: A Fresh Adventure Every Time (PHOTOS)

Jamal Hammadi | Posted 11.15.2012 | Travel
Jamal Hammadi

Joshua Tree is a remarkable, seemingly hidden gem. It is a spiritually powerful place that draws people in. Being there is good for the soul, it clears my head and calms my heart. It brings me peace as it reignites my creative spirit.

PHOTOS: The Most Beautiful Places To Camp In California

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 05.20.2012 | Los Angeles

California is all that it's cracked up to be. We have oceans, cliffs, mountain peaks, deserts, sun and sand. When the folks over at Los Angeles magazi...

PHOTOS: Why Everyone Should See Joshua Tree

Posted 05.24.2013 | Los Angeles

National Parks Week is upon us and we Californians are the luckiest in all the land for the wide array of gorgeous outdoor landscapes that we call hom...

Weekend Guide: An Audrey Hepburn Double-Header

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.08.2012 | Los Angeles

FRIDAY ArtNight Pasadena What: Most people don't realize just how many museums and art centers call Pasadena their home. It's more than you can fit ...

WATCH: The Sky Is Ablaze In Joshua Tree

Posted 11.25.2013 | Los Angeles

Joshua Tree is so quiet you can hear the flapping of a bird's wings. The only trees, which are spikey, Dr. Seuss-like and look like multi-armed beings...