33 Photos - Nov 13, 2010
Photo: Morning in the Afton Canyon Campground. It wasn't easy to find it at night and park the RV in this spot.Photo: Afton Canyon campground. We had one other car in the campground for the first night, then it was deserted.Photo: Afton Canon Natural AreaPhoto: Day 2: Overview of the Afton Canyon CampgroundPhoto: Railroad bridge over the Mojave RiverPhoto: NO TRESPASSING!Photo: Afton Canyon Campground overview (so much more obvious during the day)Photo: View from a nearby hillPhoto: Railroad Bridge over the Mojave River (different angle)Photo: Dry wash. I wonder how it is in the rainy season...Photo: Me, looking at the trainPhoto: At this time of the year, the Mojave River bed is very dryPhoto: FWIWPhoto: On our way to the the Lava Tubes (inside the preserve)Photo: Out of Afton Canyon, into Lava Tubes. Off the beaten pathPhoto: Lava Tubes -- The whole area is hollowPhoto: I'm gonna jump. :)Photo: More holes in the groundPhoto: Lava Tubes -- You can go down this onePhoto: You can go down here (if you want)Photo: In ze hole!Photo: Lava cave entrancePhoto: Inside the Lava Cave. I stayed outside with the FRS radio while my friend explored the lava caves.Photo: Inside the lava cavePhoto: Inside the lava cavePhoto: Abandoned mine. Don't even think of getting in here.Photo: Lots of Lava ConesPhoto: Back to the RVPhoto: Godamnit, what are you waiting for?Photo: It is indeed a volcanic areaPhoto: Abandoned corral? The area is full of these... They drive my GPS compass absolutely crazy.Photo: Night falls in the desertPhoto: Down the sun goes...