Split Rock Trail

Joshua Tree National Park, California

Elevation Gain845ft
Trailhead Elevation4,279ft
Elevation Min/Max4212/4389ft
Elevation Start/End4279/4279ft

Split Rock Trail

Split Rock Trail is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within Joshua Tree National Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 4,279 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 845 feet. Near the trailhead there are restrooms. This trail connects with the following: Face Rock Trail.

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Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park (Falcon Guides)
Bob Gaines
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"The Split Rocks area offers a diverse array of cliffs and towers in a less crowded region of the Park. The area is known for its classic crack climbs on coarse rock." Read more

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Split Rock to Face Rock Loop: A 2.64 mile loop hike to one of Joshua Tree’s most popular rock formations. Perfect for novice hikers and those with young kids. But even seasoned hikers will want to explore this famous iconic hiking spot. (Date hiked: February 22, 2013.) Read full write-up at: http://www.greeneadventures.com/2013/02/28/split-rock-to-face-rock-loop-a-short-but-iconic-joshua-tree-hike/

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Dec 2018