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The joshua tree forest gets denser as one gets closer to Cottonwood Canyon at the bottom of the mountains A mile north of my campsite is "the fork" in the road to Cottonwood Canyon and Butcher Knife CanyonThumbnails10 minutes later, as I approach the base of the New York Mountains, lush juniper trees like the one on the left begin to appearA mile north of my campsite is "the fork" in the road to Cottonwood Canyon and Butcher Knife CanyonThumbnails10 minutes later, as I approach the base of the New York Mountains, lush juniper trees like the one on the left begin to appearA mile north of my campsite is "the fork" in the road to Cottonwood Canyon and Butcher Knife CanyonThumbnails10 minutes later, as I approach the base of the New York Mountains, lush juniper trees like the one on the left begin to appearA mile north of my campsite is "the fork" in the road to Cottonwood Canyon and Butcher Knife CanyonThumbnails10 minutes later, as I approach the base of the New York Mountains, lush juniper trees like the one on the left begin to appearA mile north of my campsite is "the fork" in the road to Cottonwood Canyon and Butcher Knife CanyonThumbnails10 minutes later, as I approach the base of the New York Mountains, lush juniper trees like the one on the left begin to appear

The joshua tree forest here is about as dense as the one across the valley in the Cima Dome area, which is reputed to be the largest and densest in the world.