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Joshua Tree National Park

A recent trip to California necessitated a visit to Joshua Tree National Park. We didn’t just want to do the “Drive Through” version, I wanted to get out into it. Away from traffic and roads. We decided Lost Horse Mine trail was a good candidate. Hauling cameras, water, snacks and two munchkins, who aren’t too trilled with hiking but do recognize the beauty in it.

Hiking with the kids end up challenging me to help them see and appreciate the little things, the geology, how the enviro