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   Day Trips in the desert. Trips to 5 states in the desert Southwest and trips to Mexico. Google maps and GPX topo tracks included for most trips. New trips being added all the time!.
    Map your trip if you plan to travel in the desert. The best sources for the latest maps and info. to be found anywhere. We're always updating this section of the site. Want a map for your next trip? Here it is.
    Plants Animals Birds - extensive lists including trees, cactus, flowers, snakes, lizards, rodents, and insects in the desert. Large list of birds found in the desert. Scientific names included for all species of animals found here. New species being listed all the time.
    Desert Photography will play an important role in your enjoyment and memories. Many diversified topics to chose from. Want to learn the basics of photography - learn to get the most out of your camera?  Software reviews included..
    Safety in the desert is a real concern. Items you need to take to survive, plus what to be aware of. Real life stories of what can happen. Dehydration and drowning are real threats.
Gold
   Gold is where you find it! Everyone wants to find that lost Spanish treasure in the desert! Did you know that a lot of prospectors are still finding gold in the desert. Treasure tales --
Local Happenings  Car Shows, Air Shows, Festivals, Races, Poker Runs, Events and more!
Events  -- Events in the desert to keep you up to date with the latest events that are happening all the time in the desert! Updated continually by Linda Gilmore.
   Life in the Desert -- What is the desert really like? Where is the desert Southwest? What about water in the desert, and more.New Map.
   Weather Page will give you a different view of the weather conditions all over the Southwest. See what to expect before you leave home. New map layout for the Southwest.
   City Profiles   Statistics for all the major cities and towns in the desert Southwest in 5 states. Locations of hospitals, gas stations, and motels, plus more on the inter-active Maps.

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   PlantsAnimals / Birds  -  Animals includes; Mammals / Snakes / Tortoise / Lizards / Rodents and Insects. If you find one of these in the desert and you need an ID.  Just click the START HERE link. on the pages linked above.

Video Software

    Corel Software  - The latest version of VideoStudio - X8 and what it can do for you with several new features.

Events

    Events Page  --  All updated monthly. See whats going on in your neck of the desert! The best list of events you'll find anywhere on the web!

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What's New  here at in-the-desert. We're always adding and updating the site with news, articles, and information!  
              "This should be your first stop"
   New topo maps - Now you can have the topography detail of USGS maps on your computer and GPS unit. Best part, they're free. We've outlined the differences and provided links to the site.   6 maps are now available. You really shouldn't miss this .

Garmin Topo Maps

   Map Symbols - Ever wonder what some of them meant? Examples, graphics and explanations.

Map Symbols

   Ghost Town - Trip to the kilns and to a neat valley full of surprises. Side trip on the way, via Jocky Road. 4 herds of wild horses as a plus. Video slideshow

Pine Grove Valley

   Snakes - The season for snakes is upon us, so be careful out there in the desert. See our listings for more info., photos and scientific names.

Venomous Snakes

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Ghost Towns

   Ghost Towns  - New section all about Ghost Towns / History, maps, photos and what you'll find, listed at each one. Places you'll want to visit.

Lizard, Tortoise

   Lizard - Tortoise - NEW enlargements for better ID's, more detail. Lizards have new pages added with more info on Iguanas and Chuckwalla lizards.

Pine Valley Mountains

Geology

   New Section - 7 new sub-sections on the different aspects of geology in the desert. Information, photos and videos. See what might interest you.

Insects

  Insects  - Also includes arachnids. A large listing of insects, spiders, and other scary, creepy crawlies. You could run into one of these at any time in the desert southwest.
Scenic Trip  - A really nice, very scenic, short trip from Diamond Valley to Leeds, Utah through the foothills. Photos, video, GPX and map included.

Black Rock Trip

   Arizona Strip - is where this trip takes place. Off-road bypass from St. George, Utah to Mesquite, Nevada. Many different sites along the way. Photo/videos includ.

Snakes

   Snakes - 11 new photos added and 8 new species added with enlargements. Thanks to Martin Feldner and Bryan D. Hughes for the additions.
   Chipmunk - Thanks to one of our regular visitors, Gail, we now have a new rodent listing, Other new llistings are also available now..

Rodents

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Navigation Arrows

   Arrows - Concrete arrows almost 75 ft. long from back in the early 1900's can still be found in the desert. See where we found 4 of them in Southwestern Utah.

Lincoln Mine

   The Mine - is the first mine in Utah and is near the town of Minersville in Beaver County, Utah. Pretty neat, short trip.

Sand Hollow

   Sand Hollow SP - One of the best and most challenging off road daytrips you can take. Easy to hard, your choice. Real nice scenery is a plus. Like Moab.

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"Trips in the desert"

"Creatures found in the desert"

   Fire Tower - One of only 3 fire towers in Nevada. Also a side trip to some caves near Barclay, Nevada, and more.

Ella Mountain Lookout

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