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Visit Historic Pioneertown

Pioneertown, California

Indian Trail Loop at Pipe's Canyon

Pioneertown, California

6.16 mi / 892 ft gain

Pioneertown to Big Bear via Burns Canyon Road and 2N02

Pioneertown, California

18.8 mi / 3287 ft gain

High View Nature Trail

Yucca Valley, California

1.34 mi / 331 ft gain

Big Morongo Canyon Trail

Morongo Valley, California

11.65 mi / 1401 ft gain

West Side Loop Trail

Yucca Valley, California

4.67 mi / 715 ft gain

Joshua Tree Short Loop Trail and Canyon View Trail Hike

Yucca Valley, California

6.36 mi / 846 ft gain

Camp at Black Rock Campground in Joshua Tree

Yucca Valley, California

/ 4144 ft gain

Black Rock Canyon to Panorama Loop Trail

Yucca Valley, California

6.46 mi / 1250 ft gain

Places to stay

Black Rock Equestrian Campground

Yucca Valley, California

Black Rock Equestrian Campground

From $20 / night

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

Coon Creek Group Campground

Angelus Oaks, California

Coon Creek Group Campground

Skyline

Angelus Oaks, California

Skyline

Heart Bar Equestrian

Angelus Oaks, California

Heart Bar Equestrian

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

Do Not Eat Hot Wings Before Hiking

Do Not Eat Hot Wings Before Hiking

Aaron Rickel Jones

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

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