Camp at Black Rock Campground in Joshua Tree

Black Rock Campground - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

Black Rock Campground is in incredible Joshua Tree National Park and offers amazing views and lots of activity options.

Black Rock Campground is in the northern perimeter of Joshua Tree National Park and is a popular location for hikers, horseback riders, rock climbers, and RV campers. Black Rock Campground is partially shaded with Joshua Trees, and is typically busiest from October through May. Black Rock is one of the only campgrounds in the park that provides potable drinking water. The campground provides bathrooms, picnic tables, grills, and easy parking. 

Keep your eyes peeled for the rare desert tortoise, along with lizards, rattlesnakes, coyotes, and bobcats! Reserve your campsite in advance here.

Elevation Gain

4144 ft Gain


Rock Climbing, Chillin, Camping, Running, Hiking

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!


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