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A 25,000-square-mile desert region charecterized by typical mountain...

A 25,000-square-mile desert region charecterized by typical mountain topography with sparse vegetation,which lies in portions of Nevada, Arizona, Utah and California.

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We stopped in the Mohave desert on our way to California, i was an awesome place to be, as for our stop it was very short, we stopped to put the top down on our camaro but the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2016
Chuck K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

We stopped in the Mohave desert on our way to California, i was an awesome place to be, as for our stop it was very short, we stopped to put the top down on our camaro but the temps were a little chilly at 41, and the winds were 47-50 mph that day, i could not believe the wind gusts... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Driving in California, Nevada and Arizona we finally understood the term Road Trip, we saw real desert in it's vastness and every changing vistas. The huge expanse of flat land, with distant mountains and more distant mountains beyond that was beautiful. The Joshua Trees, grasses and Cactus were amazing. I'd always imagine the cactus to be bigger and more sparse,... More 

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

When my husband suggested we take this route from Palm Springs to Vegas I was sceptical to say the least but I'm so glad I went with it. As a native of GB it is amazing to drive across such an expanse of wilderness. We saw many Joshua Trees, cactus and other foliage - the landscape does change as you... More 

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I was much as I expected remembering stories I had read as a kid. Take some time to pull out on a dirt road, stop and take in the solitude.

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Penticton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Driving south from Baker we were surprised to come upon the oasis of the Kelso Desert Centre with its Information area located in an impressive former train station. A museum overseen by a very helpful and informative Ranger. We did a bit of exploring and reading regretful that we could not dedicate a bit more time to the location. Clean... More 

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Galesburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

On our way back to Vegas from Joshua Tree National Park, we drove through the Mohave Deset Preserve. They have a lot of Joshua Trees here too. Roads have LOTS of pot holes so take it easy. Saw at least one flat tire. It was a very pretty drive both down to 29 palms and back through the preserve. Unfortunately... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I40W through this area is what you would expect in crossing such a large desert area. The California Visitors Center is a disgusting mess, one of the worst we saw on a 8,740 mile road trip. Could not believe how filthy the restrooms were, the lobby area has not been picked up in months and the parking lot is full... More 

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Hudson, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Don't miss the scenery and experience of driving thru this area. Unfortunately we were not able to do the hiking/camping etc that is available---but the scenery is outrageous---Kelso Depot a must stop--informative,friendly staff and quaint buildings.

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