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Joshua Tree Natural Area

Joshua Tree Natural Area
Joshua Tree Natural Area

Joshua Tree Natural Area is the only Joshua tree forest in Utah and the northernmost stand of tree yuccas in the country. The site clearly illustrates the flora and fauna of the Joshua tree association and includes a number of plants and animals that reach the northern edge of their range.

Location: Washington County, UT

Year designated: 1966

Acres: 1,052

Ownership: Federal

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012