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Hiking California's Desert Parks
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Hiking California's Desert Parks


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Created/Edited: Jun 1, 2007 / Jun 1, 2007

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What It's About

This book is about trails and hikes the the four main desert parks of Southern California: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Death Valley National Park, Joshua Tree National Park and Mojave National Preserve. It includes everything You would want to know to do these hikes.

This book is authored by Bill Cunningham and Polly Burke and is available in the visitor centers of the parks it covers for a special price of $7.99. Retail price is $16.95.


This book includes a total of 111 hikes ranging from near sea level to over 11,000 feet in elevation. Within these hikes are:

- a brief overview of the route

- a detailed description of the route

- a map plotting the trail(s)

- an elevation chart

- detailed driving direcions

-plenty of photos

These should provide you with enough information to get a head start on your trip.


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