Southeast of Yosemite National Park lies the tiny town of Mammoth Lakes, population 8,000. Many Californians are familiar with Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort, California’s snow
Location: Northwestern San Bernardino County, east of Ridgecrest. From US 395, exit at the Searles Station Cutoff, turn right and head northeast for 4.5 miles.
Location: Joshua Tree National Park. The turnoff for the Split Rock Picnic Area and the Split Rock Loop Trail is on Park Blvd., 8 miles
Location: Riverside County, northeast of the Salton Sea. From the Salton Sea State Recreation Area near the town of North Shore on Highway 111 (10.8
Location: Inyo County, near Olancha. From US 395 (20 miles north of the junction with highway 14), look for Cinder Road, signed for Fossil Falls.
Location: Pinto Basin Road, Joshua Tree National Park. The Cholla Cactus Garden Trail is 18.4 miles southeast of Highway 62 (via Utah Trail, Park Blvd.