DesertUSA publishes news, articles and educational content about the desert regions of the United States. Our news feed includes press releases from the National Park Service, State Parks and other recreation areas.

Desert Life Features

Virtual Adventurer Logo

California State Parks Launches Virtual Adventurer Mobile App

ByDUSA StaffJun 7, 20234 min read

An Interactive Augmented and Virtual Reality Journey Mobile app uses groundbreaking technology to transform visitors’ engagement of California’s state parks. California State Parks today launched Virtual Adventurer, a new mobile app…

Seasonal Closures at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Seasonal Closures at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

ByDUSA StaffJun 1, 20231 min read

As temperatures heat up in the desert, Anza-Borrego Desert Park implements seasonal closures. Coyote Canyon closes to allow the Park’s bighorn sheep access to water without interference. The annual seasonal closures…

Death Valley – Badwater Road reopened after weekend flooding

Death Valley – Badwater Road reopened after weekend flooding

ByDUSA StaffJun 1, 20231 min read

Badwater Road reopened on May 25 after National Park Service (NPS) employees moved dirt and rocks off the road and filled in unsafe drop-offs on road edges. Park rangers closed the…

Load More

Mojave Road Guide

An adventure through time. Explore the route used by pioneers on their way to California. The Mojave Road lets your SUV act as a time machine, guiding you on a trail that stretches for 138 miles through country virtually unchanged since prehistoric times.  Learn more about the Mojave Road Guide by Dennis Casebier.

SOUR Prickly Pear Candy

NEW FLAVOR – SOUR Prickly Pear Cactus Candy.  If you’ve tried Prickly Pear Cactus Candy, you’ll LOVE our new SOUR flavor.  DesertUSA SOUR Prickly Pear Chewy Candy – Made from Natural Cactus Fruit. Shop now for SOUR Prickly Pear Cactus Candy.

Fun for Kids!

If you’re looking for a fun thing to do with your kids, check out our “Break-at-Home” geode kits. This hands on rockhounding experience is a great way for kids to learn about geology, how geodes are formed and to experience the excitement of discovery when they break one open.  Learn more about “Break-at-Home” geodes

Scroll to Top