"The California hi-desert" Yucca Valley by shanghaibrown

Yucca Valley Travel Guide: 8 reviews and 7 photos

2005 - the hi-desert's 100-year wildflower bloom

For all of you who don't know, Yucca Valley is one of the communities surrounding Joshua Tree National Park in the California hi-desert. This year (2005) looks to have provided just the right combination of temperature and rainfall (not to mention snow), for a rare, stunning spring, bursting with wildflowers!
Right now, I'm just getting started with these pages, so e-mail me if you want information on visiting. We're only about three hours from LA or San Diego - or Las Vegas, for that matter, so don't be shy.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Next door to Joshua Tree National Park, close to mountains, beaches, and Mexico.
  • Cons:We're being "discovered" by LA, with all the difficulties that go along with development.
  • In a nutshell:Sunny skies, dark, starry nights, not too hot, and stunning vistas - I love it here!
  • Last visit to Yucca Valley: Feb 2005
  • Intro Written Feb 9, 2005
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  • may1273's Profile Photo
    Feb 12, 2005 at 6:08 PM

    Brittlebush in the hi-desert. Photo by Drew Reese... It's lovely... Have a nice day...

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