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California Desert

Celebrating the biggest victory in years

The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) permanently protects almost three million acres of some of the most unique and ecologically and culturally important landscapes in the desert in order…

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by Tom Egan
Celebrating Our Huge Desert Victory

CalWild staff joined hundreds of people at Whitewater Preserve near Palm Springs on May 5th to celebrate President Obama’s recent designation of three national monuments in the California desert – Mojave…

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Whitewater River

Features: The Whitewater River flows freely from the 11,499 foot- high summit of Mount San Gorgonio in the San Bernardino Mountains for more than 30 miles to the Coachella Valley.…

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Surprise Canyon

Features: Surprise Canyon is a rare perennial desert stream flowing through the spectacular Panamint Mountains. The narrow slot canyon’s year-round stream flow, spring seeps, waterfalls, and riparian vegetation offer outstanding…

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Deep Creek

Features: Deep Creek flows from the mixed conifer forests of the San Bernardino Mountains through unique, diverse, and spectacular scenery to the the Mojave Desert. Along the way, the creek…

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Crater Lake
Amboy Crater

Features: This is a short but scenic hike in the newly designated Mojave Trails National Monument. Amboy Crater was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1973, due to is visual…

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