Jack R Abbot

Understanding BNB's in Joshua Tree -

Will the proposed ordinance work?



Tourism in Joshua Tree has exploded in the last five years, with a doubling in annual visitors to the National Park from 1.5 million to nearly 3 million.

At over 400 times the village p…

Jack R Abbot commented on Park shutdown could last for duration

With the major issue being damage by off road vehicles, park staff should refuse entry to 4 wheel drives during the duration of the shutdown. But they ought to allow 2 wheel drive cars -- and should collect fees from them. There may not be funds to police the off road vehicles, but ordinary …

Jack R Abbot commented on Park shutdown could last for duration

With one of the major issues being damage by off road vehicles, park staff should refuse entry to 4 wheel drives during the duration of the shutdown. But they ought to allow 2 wheel drive cars -- and should collect fees from them. There may not be funds to police the off road vehicles, but o…