Joshua Tree National Park Trails

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Joshua Tree National Park Geology Tour :: Indio, CA

The scenery in Joshua Tree National Park is truly spectacular. High rock inselbergs, large piles of granite boulders, beautiful cactus gardens, and occasional California junipers growing along moist wash lines make for contrast and interest along the

Joshua Tree National Park: White Tank Campground :: Mecca, CA

Why is the arborescent tree yucca (Yucca brevifolia) called the Joshua tree? I have it on good authority that a group of Mormons was laboring across the trackless wastes, under a blazing sun, when they entered a Yucca brevifolia forest. Out of nowher

Joshua Tree National Park: Indian Cove to Boy Scout Trail to Rattlesnake Canyon :: Twentynine Palms, CA

We think of deserts as desiccated landscapes of raw earth populated only by the heartiest of life forms. Joshua Tree National Park—with its piles of topsy-turvy boulders and scrubby washes studded with namesake trees reaching for the sky—certainly fi

Joshua Tree National Park: Lost Palms Oasis :: Indio, CA

Roll over hills dotted with spiky yuccas, ocotillos, and cactus before dropping into the lush Lost Palms Oasis. Home to the largest stand of fan palms in Joshua Tree National Park, the Lost Palms Oasis is a refreshing reward for hikers on this 7.4-mi

Joshua Tree National Park: Indian Cove :: Twentynine Palms, CA

Finding the campground: From the intersection of Larrea Avenue and CA 62 in Twentynine Palms, drive west on CA 62 for 3.2 miles to Indian Cove Road. Turn left onto Indian Cove Road and drive south 3 miles. About the campground: Stay limit fourtee

Joshua Tree National Park: Black Rock Canyon :: Twentynine Palms, CA

Finding the campground: From the intersection of Larrea Avenue and CA 62 in Twentynine Palms, drive west on CA 62 for about 20 miles to Joshua Lane in the town of Yucca Valley. Turn left onto Joshua Lane and drive south about 5 miles. About the c

Joshua Tree National Park: Sheep Pass :: Twentynine Palms, CA

Finding the campground: From the intersection of CA 62 and Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms, drive south on Utah Trail (which becomes Loop Road) for about 15 miles. About the campground: Stay limit fourteen days from October through May, thirty day

Joshua Tree National Park: Ryan :: Twentynine Palms, CA

Finding the campground: From the intersection of CA 62 and Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms, drive south on Utah Trail (which becomes Loop Road) for about 18 miles. About the campground: Stay limit fourteen days from October through May, thirty day

Joshua Tree National Park: Hidden Valley :: Joshua Tree, CA

Finding the campground: From the intersection of CA 62 and Park Boulevard in Joshua Tree, drive southeast on Park Boulevard (which becomes Quail Springs Road) for about 12 miles. About the campground: Hidden Valley Trail, a 1-mile loop, begins ac

Joshua Tree National Park: Jumbo Rocks :: Twentynine Palms, CA

Finding the campground: From the intersection of CA 62 and Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms, drive south on Utah Trail (which becomes Loop Road) for 12.5 miles. About the campground: A 1.7-mile loop trail leads from the campground through Jumbo Roc

Joshua Tree National Park: Belle :: Twentynine Palms, CA

Finding the campground: From the intersection of CA 62 and Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms, drive south on Utah Trail for 8.5 miles to Cottonwood Springs Road, which bears left. Take Cottonwood Springs Road for 1.5 miles. About the campground: Sta

Joshua Tree National Park: White Tank :: Twentynine Palms, CA

Finding the campground: From the intersection of CA 62 and Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms, drive south on Utah Trail for 8.5 miles to Cottonwood Springs Road, which bears left. Take Cottonwood Springs Road for 2.3 miles. About the campground: Sta

Joshua Tree National Park: Cottonwood :: Indio, CA

Three trails start at the campground: Mastodon Peak (4 miles round-trip) affords fine views of the desert landscape and the Salton Sea; Lost Palms Oasis (8 miles roundtrip) leads to one of the most beautiful fan-palm oases in California; and a 1-mile

Joshua Tree National Park Scenic Drive :: Joshua Tree, CA

A sixty-five-mile drive that crosses wide basins studded with creosote bushes and rough granite mountains in Joshua Tree National Park in south-central California. The Joshua Tree National Park scenic drive wends across sixty-five miles of spectacula

Skull Rock Nature Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Skull Rock Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 4,424 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 398 feet

Eureka Peak Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Eureka Peak Trail is a hiking trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 4,715 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 852 feet.

Sheep Pass Connector Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Sheep Pass Connector Trail is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 4,531 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 326 f

Dessert Queen Mine Road :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Dessert Queen Mine Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 4,428 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles with a total elevati

Contact Mine Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Contact Mine Trail is a hiking trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 3,612 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 657 feet

Face Rock Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Face Rock Trail is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 4,321 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 38 feet. The tra

Juniper Flats Road :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Juniper Flats Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 4.1 miles long and begins at 4,346 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.3 miles with a total elevation ga

The Maze :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

The Maze is a hiking trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 4.8 miles long and begins at 3,960 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 884 feet.

Stubby Springs Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Stubby Springs Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 4,748 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.5 miles with a total elevation

National Park Boulevard :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

National Park Boulevard is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is a mile long and begins at 4,041 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total eleva

Burnt Hill Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Burnt Hill Trail is a hiking trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 4,717 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,104 feet

Keys Ranch Road :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Keys Ranch Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 4,229 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation gain

Wall Street Mill Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Wall Street Mill Trail is a hiking trail in San Bernardino County and Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 4,258 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total e

Geology Tour Road :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Geology Tour Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 11.6 miles long and begins at 4,428 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.1 miles with a total elevation g

Quail Springs Historic Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Quail Springs Historic Trail is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 4,091 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 115

Hidden Valley Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Hidden Valley Trail is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 4,231 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 387 feet. Ne

Canyon View Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Canyon View Trail is a hiking trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 4,646 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,021 fee

California Riding and Hiking Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

California Riding and Hiking Trail is a hiking and horse trail in San Bernardino County and Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 5.3 miles long and begins at 3,981 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10

Barker Dam Loop :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Barker Dam Loop is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 4,257 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 176 feet. Near t

X-Country Route :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

X-Country Route is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 5,007 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,489 feet. The

Covington Flat Road :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Covington Flat Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Yucca Valley, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is three miles long and begins at 3,768 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.0 miles with a total elevation gai

Stirrup Tank Road :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Stirrup Tank Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 3,747 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.9 miles with a total elevation gai

Squaw Tank Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Squaw Tank Trail is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 4.3 miles long and begins at 4,407 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 983 feet.

Ryan Mountain Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Ryan Mountain Trail is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 4,401 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,304 feet.

Nolina Cove Road :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Nolina Cove Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 4,351 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total elevation

Lost Horse Mountain :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Lost Horse Mountain is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 4,975 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 77 feet.

Big Trees Loop Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Big Trees Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 4,721 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 506 feet. N

Barker Dam Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Barker Dam Trail is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 4,211 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 127 feet. Along

Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Trail is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is two miles long and begins at 4,709 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 476 feet.

O'Dell Road :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

O'Dell Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Bernardino County and Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 4,400 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.8 miles with a

Queen Vally Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Queen Vally Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 2.3 miles long and begins at 4,262 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.5 miles with a total elevation gai

Covington Flats Crossover Road :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Covington Flats Crossover Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Bernardino County and Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 4,777 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail

Bighorn Pass Road :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Bighorn Pass Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 4,314 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.8 miles with a total elevation gai

Cap Rock Nature Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Cap Rock Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 4,267 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 2 feet. Ca

Willow Hole Trail :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Willow Hole Trail is a hiking trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 4,135 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 195 feet.

Quails Springs Historic :: Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Quails Springs Historic is a hiking and horse trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 3,989 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.8 miles with a total elevation g