From an early American Indian site, to a cow camp, to a mill site, to a family ranch; Desert Queen Ranch was the home of Bill and Frances Keys. Together, the made a life and raised their children in this remote desert location. Through their hard work, they built one of the largest, most self-sustaining ranches of its kind in the area.
This book will take you on a tour of the ranch, telling you of the history of nearly everything you would see there today and from a time gone by. Keys Desert Queen Ranch is a ranch like no other and is a cornerstone of Joshua Tree National Park.