More Defelice

Nov 16, 2015

Joshua-Tree-CARalph DeFelice is creator of the blog Day Trips L. A., where he shares what he sees while exploring, enjoying, and being in nature with his kids, one adventure at a time.

To read about these day trips, including directions, costs, highlights, and other details—and be inspired for your own adventures—visit

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Enjoy previously featured Ralph DeFelice photos & day trips:
Rock, Mountains, Field, Sky
Day Trips L. A.
Getting Out There
On the Beach: So Long Summer




A walk in the park:
—Heading to Joshua Tree for the day with the kids? Here’s your itinerary. Hit up JT visitor center first for maps, enter park thru the West Entrance. Stop 1 – Hidden Valley (1 mile loop hike). Stop 2 – Keys View lookout. Stop 3 – Skull Rock, Jumbo Rocks (rock hopping, boulder climbing, trails). Stop 4 – Arch Rock Trail, White Tank campground (0.5 mile loop). Exit thru North Entrance. // Wanna camp? Check out Jumbo Rocks Campground or White Tank Campground.
— at Joshua Tree National Park.
—Ralph Defelice




In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect.
—Alice Walker




Secret beach, Gaviota…



Guadalupe Sand Dunes…



Ralph: Sunset from the top of Mt Wilson. If you’re inside the gate by 5 p.m., you can stay as late as you want up there.






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