Guides & hacks

What Beaches Can You Camp on in Texas?

There are 350 miles of sandy beaches you can camp on in Texas, including some incredible options at Padre Island…

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Is Joshua Tree Safe at Night?

Yes, Joshua Tree and Joshua Tree National Park are safe in the nighttime. It's perfectly OK to enter the park…

1 month ago

What Is BLM Land for Camping?

BLM land is public land in America managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), a government agency that’s part…

2 months ago

Can You Touch a Joshua Tree?

No, you should not touch the Joshua trees if you care about this iconic species that gives Joshua Tree National…

2 months ago

2020 Stargazing Guide and Astronomical Calendar

There are few things more magnificent than a leisurely hike in the desert or forest and afterward enjoying s’mores by…

2 months ago

7 Tips to Make Your First RV Trip Go Smoothly

As an avid camper, I’ve pitched my tent at tons of Hipcamps, state parks, national parks, and backcountry campsites —…

2 months ago

Can I Sleep in My Car at Joshua Tree?

No, when visiting Joshua Tree, it's best that you do not plan on sleeping in your car. Sleeping in your…

2 months ago

Is It Safe to Drink the Water in Joshua Tree?

Yes, it is safe to drink the water in the area around Joshua Tree and inside Joshua Tree National Park,…

2 months ago

Is There Cell Service at Joshua Tree?

No, there is generally little to no cell service within Joshua Tree National Park or even in the area around…

3 months ago

Can You Backpack in Joshua Tree?

Yes, you can backpack in Joshua Tree National Park, and in the area around Joshua Tree. The park has 13…

3 months ago

Can You Enter Joshua Tree at Night?

Yes, you can enter Joshua Tree at night. If you’re visiting Joshua Tree National Park to feast on the stars,…

3 months ago

Can You Stay in Joshua Tree National Park?

Yes, you can stay inside Joshua Tree National Park. While there are no hotels or lodges in the park itself,…

3 months ago