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Joshua Tree West Side Trail

Joshua Tree, California

4.0
3.22 mi / 302 ft gain

Big Pine Trail

Joshua Tree, California

8.06 mi / 587 ft gain

The Maze Loop

Joshua Tree, California

4.95 mi / 381 ft gain

North Canyon Trail

Joshua Tree, California

3.72 mi / 522 ft gain

North View and Maze Trails

Joshua Tree, California

6.13 mi / 696 ft gain

Black Rock Canyon to Panorama Loop Trail

Yucca Valley, California

6.46 mi / 1250 ft gain

Burnt Hill Trail and Canyon View Trail Loop

Yucca Valley, California

6.05 mi / 869 ft gain

Camp at Black Rock Campground in Joshua Tree

Yucca Valley, California

/ 4144 ft gain

Joshua Tree Short Loop Trail and Canyon View Trail Hike

Yucca Valley, California

6.36 mi / 846 ft gain

Places to stay

Black Rock Equestrian Campground

Yucca Valley, California

Black Rock Equestrian Campground

From $20 / night

Indian Cove Campground

Twentynine Palms, California

Indian Cove Campground

From $20 / night

Palm Springs / Joshua Tree KOA

Riverside County, California

Palm Springs / Joshua Tree KOA

Big Pine Equestrian Group Campground

Johnson Valley, California

Big Pine Equestrian Group Campground

From $110 / night

Juniper Springs Group Camp

2N64Y

Juniper Springs Group Camp

Lobo Group

Unnamed Road

Lobo Group

Guides and stories

Photo Essay: One Day in Joshua Tree National Park

Photo Essay: One Day in Joshua Tree National Park

Kevin Tangney

5 Things to Know Before Adventuring in Joshua Tree National Park

5 Things to Know Before Adventuring in Joshua Tree National Park

Brynn Schmidt

24 Hours in Joshua Tree National Park

24 Hours in Joshua Tree National Park

Holly Mandarich

My First Trip Down to Joshua Tree National Park

My First Trip Down to Joshua Tree National Park

Benjamin Canevari

Southern California's Off-Season Gems: Mojave, Death Valley, Alabama Hills, and Joshua Tree

Southern California's Off-Season Gems: Mojave, Death Valley, Alabama Hills, and Joshua Tree

Tyler McKay

A Beginner's Climbing Guide to Joshua Tree

A Beginner's Climbing Guide to Joshua Tree

Sarah Horn

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