Quail Springs Historic Trail

Joshua Tree National Park, California

Distance0.3mi
Elevation Gain115ft
Trailhead Elevation4,091ft
Top4,144ft
Elevation Min/Max4091/4144ft
Elevation Start/End4091/4091ft

Quail Springs Historic Trail

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 feet. Hemingway and another parking are near the trailhead. There are also restrooms and a waste disposal.

Quail Springs Historic Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"Trashcan Rock at the Quail Springs Picnic Area is one of Joshua Trees quintessential roadside crags. A short hike leads to Hound Rocks and two classic 5.10 crack climbs. Farther down the trail, sitting high on a hillside, is the White Cliffs of Dover, featuring Yosemite-like dihedrals and cracks plus a couple of excellent face climbs, all on very smooth, highquality granite."

"Quail Mtn. (5813´) is the highest point in Joshua Tree National Park. The mountain is at the southeast end of a long and complex ridge separating Covington Flat from the main part of Joshua Tree National Park. It is situated far from any roads and there is a lengthy approach across Lost Horse Valley."

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Trail Information

Joshua Tree National Park
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Joshua Tree National Park
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Joshua Tree National Park
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Sep 2018