$60 – $70

Geology and Cultural History of Cottonwood Spring Fall 2018

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Cottonwood Visitor Center

Cottonwood Exit (168) off of Highway 10

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Stretch your legs and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Cottonwood Mountains with Ted Reeves in this all-day field class. Reeves will discuss the rocks and minerals of Cottonwood Mountains and tell stories of the people who eked out a living in the Cottonwood Spring area during the late 1800s. Participants will walk six miles through the rolling hills of the Colorado Desert to see mills, mines, and more. Along the trail, Reeves will share the history of the cowboys, miners, and teamsters who depended on Cottonwood Spring for their livelihood. The route will follow a portion of a prominent freight road built in the 1880s. Attendees will learn what is known about the road’s creation and use. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how geology is connected to cultural history at Cottonwood Spring!

Click to download the course outline: Geology & Cultural History of Cottonwood Spring Outline Fall 2018 for the class itinerary, meeting time and location.

Instructor: Ted Reeves

Hike Level: Moderate (Fitness Levels)

If you are a member of JTNPA/PINE you will get a $10 discount off every Desert Institute class. If you are not a member you can become one here.

Before registering, please take the time to review our General Class Information and download the Enrollment Attachments, that contain pertinent information about your class, the Joshua Tree National Park and camping reservations.

NPS Photo: Brad Sutton

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Cottonwood Visitor Center

Cottonwood Exit (168) off of Highway 10

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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