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Festival flower children welcome at Joshua Tree, but only with caution


Last updated 4/19/2019 at 11:22pm

In the midst of Coachella Valley’s music festival season, bountiful blooms are taking over Joshua Tree National Park, and park rangers are reminding visitors to enjoy the extraordinary floral phenomenon with respect.

“We’ve got quite a musical legacy out here, ever since Gram Parsons was cremated in the park and U2 chose to title one of the best-selling albums of the century after the Joshua Tree Inn ... things that have fed into the mystique out here as far as musicians are concerned,” Joshua Tree National Park spokesman George Lands said.

With the second weekend of Coachella Mus...

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