The Salton Sea from Salton View in Joshua Tree National Park – 1948.

Today we call this overlook, Keys View – in honor of Bill Keys, the rancher and miner.

About the author

Jim Mattern

Jim is a scapegoat for the NPS, an author, adventurer, photographer, radio personality, guide, and location scout. His interests lie in Native American and cultural sites, ghost towns, mines, and natural wonders in the American Deserts.