Desoto State Park

Bluff Mountain AdventuresResidents wish to name Slab Metropolis The Final Free Placeā€. It will not be the one free place to camp or boondock for the winter, but it surely’s surely a singular place and it is definitely free! Retired RVers like us are always looking out for affordable locations to camp in heat climates to spend the winter, so after we heard individuals talking about Slab Metropolis in desert of southeastern California and the 3000 thousand snowbirds who gathered there in the winter, we perked up our ears. We had been also curious about the well-known Salvation Mountain, a folks artwork edifice erected at the entrance of Slab City. As we were camped on the shores of the Salton Sea in southern California, it was a simple drive to Niland, California to check out Slab City.

You’ll discover Desoto State Park nestled away on prime of Lookout Mountain overlooking the valley below, you are feeling somewhat removed from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The Civilian Conservation Corps or CCC was what helped to take this already breathtaking scenery and switch it into what we know today as Desoto State Park.

Leonard’s cheerful and primitive paintings and collages decorate each insides and outsides of the structures. He has worked in a collage of biblical quotes, people artwork flowers and hearts and his own message of love. Wanting previous the non secular side of his creation, it’s an unimaginable people artwork monument with verses, flowers, trees, windows, rooms and collages. He claims to have used over a a hundred,000 gallons of paint on it. Numerous empty cans of paint, all donated, stand within the courtyard as proof of the amount of paint he is used.

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