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Yucca Valley

California is the most populous state of the United States. Located on the Pacific coast of North America, it is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Mexico. California is known for its pleasant climate and ethnically diverse population. The name California is most commonly believed derived from a storied paradise peopled by black Amazons and ruled by Queen Califia.

Yucca Valley is in San Bernardino County, California, United States. The population was 16,865 as per the 2000 census. Though, the town's highway sign lists the current population at 25,500. Yucca Valley lies 17 miles west of Twentynine Palms, 37 miles north of Palm Springs, 89 miles south of Barstow via California State Route 247, and 45 miles southeast of Lucerne Valley.

Yucca Valley has numerous parks, most of which are at schools, with the exception of the Community Center parks. The town is home to one bowling alley, one movie theater and one internet cafe. Close by Joshua Tree National Park provides many outdoor activities, such as rock climbing and hiking. In the city, Grubstakes Day is a local festival celebrated on the Saturday before Memorial Day. On that day there is a parade, a carnival, and a rodeo.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 103.7 square kilometers. As of the census of 2000, there were 16,865 people, 6,949 households, and 4,489 families residing in the town and the population density was 162.7 square kilometers.

This destination is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in California worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of California. It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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