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Though arid and harsh, the Mojave Desert is home to over 200 endemic plant...

Though arid and harsh, the Mojave Desert is home to over 200 endemic plant species and only one kind of tree, the Joshua Tree.

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Yep it's a desert!

Travelled from Bakersfield to Las Vegas. Not too much to say really. It's a desert with a long road through it. A few odd places along the way e.g service stations etc.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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Cronulla, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much to say about this desert thats just what it was a dry and rather boreing desert By this time after 2 weeks on a tour coach going to the grand canyon and all the valleys and national parks between it just seemed so plain Most people on the bus slept through this so I wasn't the only one... More 

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Travelled from Bakersfield to Las Vegas. Not too much to say really. It's a desert with a long road through it. A few odd places along the way e.g service stations etc.

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Definitely plan your drive to include sunset. If you're able to hit Baker on queue, that's where I think the most beautiful mountain views can be had in all directions. The entire experience of changing colors lasts about an hour. (Fill your gas tank before you drive across the desert or you'll experience true highway robbery.)

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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

On our way down to Joshua Tree we decided to make a pit stop here at Mojave. We did a quick drive through and stopped for pictures but there are campgrounds and trails here. You could spend an entire day here and then some.

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Padua, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I crossed the desert whilst travelling from Las Vegas to Los Angeles first time I saw it. I was very excited of that amazing

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We passed through here during our recent road trip, the weather was lovely and the photo opportunities were amazing. I would recommend this place is well worth a visit.

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Genoa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

On our way by car from Vegas to Mariposa/Yosemite, we crossed the desolated but fantastic Mojave desert all the way to the town of Mojave. After that point the road overtake a pass, spotted by incredible number of power wind mills and you can notice the landscape quickly turning from sandy brown to greenish as the desert ends here... Spotted... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Awesome views of the area on our drive to Vegas. We stopped and took pictures it was so beautiful. I recommend staying full on gas, as with any dessert there are limited stops.

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We had thought that this day of the trip would be purely awful, crossing the Mojave Dessert, and we were in for a happy surprise. In March, it was beautiful! It is a little desolate, very rural, agricultural, but interesting, with a large variety of strange looking plants and cactus. We saw the old Twenty Mule Team boron digs, and... More 

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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We really enjoyed our trip to the Mojave Desert. Going in December meant that we didn't need to be concerned about the hot temperatures, but could still see and enjoy the area. Keep in mind that there is little chance of cell service and although there are restroom facilities at Kelso Depot and the Kelso Dunes (for instance), there is... More 

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