Joshua Trees with snow capped San Gorgonio mountain in background.
Joshua Tree National Park was first declared a National Monument in 1936. It wasnt until 1994, as a part of the California Desert Protection Act, that Congress included it as a National Park.
Over 794,000 acres are protected within its boundaries.
Range: Endimic to Southwestern United States
Species: Yucca brevifolia
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