Category Archives: Joshua Tree National Park

Why National Parks Keep Flooding This Summer

On August 8, Joshua Tree National Park announced that its southern entrance, as well as a five-mile stretch of Pinto Basin Road, between Porcupine Wash and Turkey Flats, was closed due to severe flooding caused by monsoonal rains. Vehicles were damaged. Visitors had to be evacuated. Though the roads were cleared and reopened just two […]

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The Best National Park Lego Vignettes on Instagram

Nine decades after they hit the market, Legos are still one of the most popular toys. While older sets leaned into themes like pirates, vikings, and space, the company has expanded into pop culture with Lego sets portraying Star Wars, Batman, Harry Potter—and even the summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. In 2015, two national park […]

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