Originally Posted by Duffy
Been many years ago, but I used to hike in to a little oasis on a marked and improved trail, about 1 1/2 miles in from the road. There was a small spring and several palms. I've always thought it would make a wonderful hang. It is behind a fold in the mountain, and cannot be seen from more than 50 yards away. From a distance it just looks like more desert. No other trees anywhere nearby. Might be worth looking into.
I believe the area you are talking about is called 17 palms