There are about 25 million acres of desert in California and Southern Nevada. That's a lot of territory filled with all kinds of things to see and do. Whatever you enjoy, we built these pages to help you plan your desert adventure. Start here before you hit the road and you are bound to have a better trip. Our driving tours can lead you to treasured places and save you miles and miles out on the dusty trails. Other pages give you the weather, tips for safe travel, and a schedule of events to help you plan ahead. So follow one of the links and get going. Early explorers never had it so good! If you would like to know more about America's Great Outdoors, please go to americasgreatoutdoors.gov for more information.
This application has been developed as a mobile version of the website www.CaliforniaDesert.gov for the public to use while they explore the deserts of the Southern California. This application will allow you to use the mapping service and data found on the website while also seeing where you are in relation to items on the map if you have your GPS turned on. Other features include the latest news, events and calendar so you can figure out what exciting events are going on around you through your mobile device.