The Best Camping in Yucca Valley

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Top camping spots in and near Yucca Valley

  • Yucca Valley, California

    High View Nature Trail

    1.34 mi / 331 ft gain
    High View Nature Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Yucca Valley, California.
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  • Yucca Valley, California

    Camp at Black Rock Campground in Joshua Tree

    / 4144 ft gain
    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 ...
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  • Yucca Valley, California

    Backpack the California Riding and Hiking Trail in Joshua Tree

    36.97 mi / 2792 ft gain
    The starting point for this hike is at the Black Rock campground, 5 miles from the town of Yucca Valley. You'll need to self register for a free backcountry permit before starting. The first section of the trail follows a wash then the trail narrows and, after only a mile or two, you'll begin cl...
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  • Desert Hot Springs, California

    Mission Creek Trail

    15.33 mi / 1594 ft gain
    Mission Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Whitewater, California.
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  • Twentynine Palms, California

    Indian Cove Campground Trail

    0.65 mi / 56 ft gain
    Indian Cove Campground Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Twentynine Palms, California.
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  • 9160 Whitewater Canyon Road, California

    Whitewater Ranger Station to Cottonwood TH via PCT

    7.79 mi / 1421 ft gain
    Whitewater Ranger Station to Cottonwood TH via PCT is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Whitewater, California.
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  • 9160 Whitewater Canyon Road, California

    Pacific Crest Trail: Whitewater Preserve to Stone House

    12.38 mi / 1588 ft gain
    Pacific Crest Trail: Whitewater Preserve to Stone House is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Whitewater, California.
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  • Twentynine Palms, California

    Mount Bob Loop from Indian Cove Campground

    4.78 mi / 1230 ft gain
    Mount Bob Loop from Indian Cove Campground is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Twentynine Palms, California.
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  • Twentynine Palms, California

    Boy Scout's Trail in Joshua Tree

    4.5
    16.12 mi / 1539 ft gain
    The Boy Scout trail connects the main part of the National Park to the outer rim campground, Indian Cove Campground. All backcountry overnight trips must be registered at a registration board (free, self-registration). Start this trip at the registration board located in either Indian Cove Campgr...
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  • Twentynine Palms, California

    Rock Climb Locomotion in Joshua Tree National Park

    5.0
    Locomotion is a great spot to set up for the day and enjoy the world class climbing that Joshua Tree has to offer. Camp at the nearby and coveted Hidden Valley Campground and you'll be within walking distance to Locomotion and a dozen other quality climbing spots. Joshua Tree really is a camping/...
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  • Twentynine Palms, California

    Climb at Intersection Rock in Joshua Tree

    Intersection Rock is located in the Hidden Valley Campground with lots of parking!Overhang bypass route5.72 PitchesStandard Trad RackIntersection Rock has many classic routes- I found right ski track and overhang bypass to be 2 of my favorite routes in j tree.Start left of the flake in a crack, t...
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  • Riverside County, California

    Hidden Valley Campground to Barker Dam Nature Trail

    4.47 mi / 180 ft gain
    Hidden Valley Campground to Barker Dam Nature Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Twentynine Palms, California.
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  • Twentynine Palms, California

    Camp at Hidden Valley in Joshua Tree

    4.8
    Joshua Tree National Park is known for its world class rock climbing, out of this world landscapes, and some of the darkest skies around. Having a base camp inside of the park is incredibly important as it's quite massive and I found that Hidden Valley Campground is strategically placed smack dab...
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  • Twentynine Palms, California

    Keys View Road to Pinto Basin Road

    10.82 mi / 322 ft gain
    Keys View Road to Pinto Basin Road is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Twentynine Palms, California.
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  • Mountain Center, California

    Quail Mountain via Juniper Flats

    41.74 mi / 2825 ft gain
    Quail Mountain via Juniper Flats is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Twentynine Palms, California.
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  • Riverside County, California

    Camp at Ryan Campground in Joshua Tree NP

    5.0
    The Ryan Campground is but one of many beautiful campgrounds in Joshua Tree National Park. It is located just south of the Hidden Valley use area. There are 31 sites as well as a horse camp. This campground does not have water, but does have pit toilets.For weekend trips into Joshua Tree, it is o...
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