Category Archives: California Desert

Virginia City, Nevada

After a very busy summer at Silver Lake it was rather eerie to see the place so empty the last couple of days. We had some cleanup work to do to prepare for the opening next April, the owners invited … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona Desert, California Desert, Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, Joshua Tree National Park, Mammoth Lakes, Silver Lake | Tagged | Leave a comment

Owl Canyon

An area that one of our campers told us about was Owl Canyon campground near Barstow. Yeah, I know, it’s not free camping but pretty close. Only $3 a night and no gunfire or dirt bikes to spoil the quiet. … Continue reading

Posted in California Desert | Leave a comment

Jawbone Canyon

After a short drive, which actually turned into a somewhat long drive because we had some trouble finding our next destination, we came to Jawbone Canyon. It is about 20 miles north of the desert town of Mojave. We were … Continue reading

Posted in California Desert | Leave a comment

Alabama Hills

Tammy and I hit the road on October 11 after staying a few days at Silver Lake resort. We lined up Camp Host jobs there next year so our summer is set. It is one of the oldest fishing resorts … Continue reading

Posted in California Desert | Leave a comment