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Joshua Tree

Spend spring break with Crystalaire Adventures on a wilderness expedition through Joshua Tree National Park!

Pack your bags and bring a friend--you don't want to miss this adventure in the desert!

Trip Overview

Experience the magic and beauty of Joshua Tree National Park on a 1-week spring break expedition with Crystalaire Adventures. Together, our small group of adventure-seekers will explore the Park's most popular trails, iconic sights, and captivating wildlife while we learn about it's unique history and geology. Get ready to see out-of-this-world rock formations, mesmerizing night skies, and beautiful spring blooms! 

Spring is the perfect time to explore Joshua Tree National Park. With mild temperatures and an abundance of wildlife activity, there is no better time to experience the sights and sounds of the desert!

Dates

March 25 - April 1, 2023

April 1 - April 8, 2023

Group Size

8-10 Campers

2+ Guides

Grades

High School

Grades 9-12

Arrival/Departure

Harry Reid Int'l Airport

Las Vegas, NV

Expedition Itinerary

Day 1

Participants will meet their guides at Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas, NV. We'll then travel as a group by van for ~3 hours to Joshua Tree National Park. When we arrive at the park, we'll set up our first camp and celebrate the start of our trip with a welcome ceremony. 

Days 2-7:

In keeping with our choice-based learning and leadership philosophy, participants will collectively plan our day-to-day itinerary. Together as a group, we'll choose which trails we hike and which activities we try, creating a one-of-a-kind experience that reflects the unique interests and personalities of our group. With 20+ trails and landscapes ranging from cactus gardens to the famous Joshua Trees themselves, we'll have no shortage of options to explore and enjoy, Throughout it all, we'll learn about the history of the land, each other, and ourselves.  

Day 8

On the final day of our trip, we'll pack up our gear, say our goodbyes, and head back to Harry Reid International Airport for departure. 

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Trip Highlights

 Here's what you can look forward to on your Joshua Tree expedition:

  • Camper-led itinerary

  • Small group size

  • Desert hiking

  • Dark-sky star gazing

  • Mild temperatures (High: 70, Low: 40)

Enroll

Enrollment for our 2023 spring break Joshua Tree National Park expedition is now open! Select your preferred trip date and then click "ENROLL" to complete your enrollment form.

Have questions? We'd love to chat! Please email us at info@crystalaireadventures for more information.

About Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is located in Southern California at the junction of the Mojave and Colorado Deserts. This unique ecosystem stretches over 800,000 acres of land and is home to over 1,500 plant and animal species, including the famous Joshua Tree and the desert tortoise! 

Joshua Tree National Park is a world-famous destination known for its unique rock formations, vibrant wildflowers, dark night skies, and much, much more!

Learn more at nps.gov.

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