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Lost Horse Mountain

Joshua Tree National Park, California
Distance0.2mi
Elevation Gain77ft
Trailhead Elevation4,975ft
Top5,038ft
Elevation Min/Max4975/5038ft
Elevation Start/End4975/4975ft

Lost Horse Mountain

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. This trail connects with the following: Lost Horse Mine Trail.
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Irvine, CA
Pathfinder | 80 pts
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4/3/2010
Great hike leading to an old mine. The mine itself is fenced, but there is some interesting machinery to explore outside. Hike a short distance above the mine for great views of the park. When we went there, half of the trail passed vegetation damaged by fire, which made for sad, moon-like landscape. The other part had lush vegetation, lots of wildflowers and yuccas, and a couple of Joshua Trees. We saw a hare munching on some bushes, a couple of lizards and some birds.
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