Cholla Cactus Garden, Joshua Tree National Park

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  • An absolutely beautiful place to watch the sunrise. The early light makes the cacti glow. This was absolutely worth driving all night to make it by 30 minutes before dawn.  more »
  • The cactus garden was really cool! It was a short quarter mile trek so it will only take a short while. It was so tempting to touch the cacti but we resisted the urge! You could just tell those...  more »
  • Awesome place to come across inside Joshua tree national park. The cactus plants are stunning set against a background of brown hills and blue sky, an experience worth savouring.
  • Wow! Go at sunrise, not sunset. At sunrise the angle of the sun is less obstructed by the surrounding mountains and the cacti shimmer in magical light.

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