If there is an eighth wonder of the world, that would be the miraculous Twentynine Palms. The palms that provide a great deal of water to the rich oasis were founded in 1852 by Col. Henry Washington in San Bernardino baseline. Basically, the Twentynine Palms is situated in the middle of Mojave Desert amid Los Angeles and Colorado River. Those 29 palms are the native of California and they grow alongside the Pinto Mountain fault. The winters are cool in the Twentynine Palms but it also has subtropical desert features.
The Twentynine Palms has a great deal in leisure and natural activities. It has a recreational site called Joshua Tree National Park. It is one of the tourist’s attractions that is in the South of Twentynine Palms and then it was entitled to the National Monument in 1936, later it was changed into a National park in 1994. It is to believe that the Oasis of Mara is located in the original 29 palm trees that were planted by the Serrano Indians.
The area is pretty clean from air pollution where the tourists, residents, and visitors can actually see the galaxy sky.
What else can you do other than enjoying the night sky? There are lots of things that you can do in Twentynine Palms. For example, you can become a daredevil motorcyclist and take your family on a ride. There is motorcycle race in the Motorsports Arena. The race is held in either late spring or early fall. It is an interesting race that is allowed to kids and adults, both.
If you like art or art exhibitions, you can always go to the National Park Art Festival. It begins in April. Each artist has an association with Joshua National Park that is reflected in their fields such as painting, photography, ceramics and jewelry. It is a great platform for people who want to share their experiences with the Joshua National Park. The whole festival is sponsored by Joshua Tree National Park Association which is a non-profit organization. You can attend it free of cost.
The music lovers, you don’t have to leave the place if you think there is nothing for you. The city of Twentynine Palms is well associated with Joshua National Park. Therefore, Joshua National park has other activities too, like the music festival. It happens in May. The three-day event happens twice a year, May and October. If you want to perform or attend the music festival, please visit the website here.
The Twentynine Palms is an interesting place to visit if you want to have a look at tropical areas with palms and oasis.