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These mountain-desert trees don't provide as much shade as you might get from big trees in a moister climate Huge old juniper tree near my campsite at Mid Hills Campground, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsAn old, crusty juniper by my campsite offers the perfect sit-down for a late-morning pipeHuge old juniper tree near my campsite at Mid Hills Campground, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsAn old, crusty juniper by my campsite offers the perfect sit-down for a late-morning pipeHuge old juniper tree near my campsite at Mid Hills Campground, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsAn old, crusty juniper by my campsite offers the perfect sit-down for a late-morning pipeHuge old juniper tree near my campsite at Mid Hills Campground, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsAn old, crusty juniper by my campsite offers the perfect sit-down for a late-morning pipeHuge old juniper tree near my campsite at Mid Hills Campground, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsAn old, crusty juniper by my campsite offers the perfect sit-down for a late-morning pipe

There's a singular beauty to the gnarled starkness of these old trees up in the Mojave Desert mountains.