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gem icon Cholla Cactus Garden [Suggest Edits]

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Beautiful Cactus Garden in Joshua Tree National Park. The Cholla Cactus Garden sits directly along Pinto Basin Road, and has it's own parking area. The Cholla Gardens are a great place for a small hike.

On the Road: Next to Pinto Basin Road.

Family Friendly: Directly off of the road and the kids will love it! Don't let them get too close...

Gem Type: Family Attraction

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Mike Teeter

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Apr 9, 2022
John Hobbs
Sudden change into fluffy cacti with yellow flower — not a single J-Tree!
Mar 23, 2022
Regan Muth
Joshua tree
Mar 17, 2022
Jesse Dickens
Feb 20, 2022
Michael Sander
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