Joshua Tree
National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is located in southeastern California. Declared a U.S. National Park in 1994 when the U.S. Congress passed the California Desert Protection Act (Public Law 103-433), it had been a U.S. National Monument since 1936. It is named for the Joshua trees (Yucca brevifolia) native to the park. It covers a land area of 790,636 acres (1,235.37 sq mi; 3,199.59 km2)—an area slightly …
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Trek to Willow Hole through washes from the Boy Scout Trail to find a series of …
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Hike to the top of Queen Mountain on this off-trail backcountry route that featu…
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This loop encompasses parts of the North View, Maze, and Window Rock trails. It’…
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Climb atop prominent Mastodon Peak in southern Joshua Tree National Park for spe…
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Black Rock Canyon and the Panorama Trail; varied hike exploring canyons, ridges …
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This easy 3 mile out-and-back to the Wall Street Mill and Wonderland Ranch highl…
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Lost Horse Mine is a hardy relic of the California Gold Rush era and one of the …
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Follow the Panorama Loop through Black Rock Canyon and enjoy some of the densest…
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Pine City and Desert Queen Mine, Joshua Tree National Park: varied loop past two…
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Silver Bell and El Dorado are two early 20th century mines in the Hexie Mountain…
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Hike from a small campground to Arch Rock and the historic Grand Tank reservoir,…
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Lost Palms Oasis is a moderately difficult 7 mile hike to an overlook featuring …
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The Lost Palms Oasis Trail - best of the relatively few day hikes in Joshua Tree…
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The trail to Lost Horse Mine - abandoned gold and silver mine in Joshua Tree Nat…
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The hike to the highest point in Joshua Tree National Park feels more like three…
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The Lost Horse Mine, one of the more successful gold mines in the area, is a pop…
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The Ryan Mountain Trail offers some of the best and expansive views of the park.…
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