Camping at Joshua Tree's Indian Cove Campground

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Indian Cove is located between Joshua Tree and Twentynine Palms amidst towering rock formations. This is a great place to photograph the night sky and offers many popular rock climbing routes nearby.

The Indian Cove Campground is located between Joshua Tree and Twentynine Palms. The campsites are situated amid towering rock formations, making this a perfect camping location for rock climbers. This is one of only two campgrounds that can be reserved during the park's busy winter months.

The campsites are situated on relatively flat and sandy surfaces. There are 91 individual campsites, as well as 13 tent only sites. There are no hook-ups or potable water, but there is a market just down the street.

The campsites are first come, first served June 1st - September 29th.

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Backpacking, Camping, Hiking, Rock Climbing

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Spring, Autumn, Winter


Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
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Picnic Area

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over 1 year ago

Great place with awesome rock formations. Rattlesnake Canyon is a great hiking hike as well with some rock scrambling to get to some of the pools. The pools only have water in them in the spring with some rainfall.

over 1 year ago

over 1 year ago

Love camping there. The rock formations are stunning. Rattlesnake Canyon is a great place to hike in the spring as well - it is at the east end of the campground and requires some rock scrambling to get to the pools that have water in them if there is good rainfall.

over 1 year ago

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