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Joshua Tree Ranch

8651 Quail Spring Road, Joshua Tree National Park, CA 92252
(760) 366-2788
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Ranchs
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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My favorite adventures involve the outdoors and hiking. I had a once in a lifetime experience when I visited the park on a Sunday. Admission for the week was $15. There were numerous hiking trails ranging in levels of difficulty. The staff was extremely helpful and welcoming. My boyfriend and I stared with an easy hike at the damn then... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

What an incredible experience. The pictures I've seen don't do it justice. I was in awe of the rock formations and the vast land of trees and scrub. I wish we had visited at sunrise or sunset. I'm sure that would be an incredible experience.

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San Antonio, TX
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Rangers helpful on trails to take and what to look for on hikes. We went middle of the week in the afternoon had the park to ourselves.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

If you have a quest like me, to check all the National Parks, Joshua Tree is one that you can go just for the check mark. Is beautiful, there is a miriade of rock formations, lots of trais, but I would not go back. If you go hiking bring plenty water and food with you once there is no "vendors"... More

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Redmond, Washington
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Amazing, a must visit if you are near Palm Springs. This is a one of a kind National Park. We hiked up Ryan's Mountain and had a 360 view it was stunning.

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East Setauket, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Recently visited the park and hiked Hidden Valley Nature Loop. But to our surprise as we ate lunch, we were entertained to a tight rope walker going between the boulders. No slips or falls--he was tethered, none the less. We also got to see the San Andreas fault on another hike. what a truly wonderful and splendid day.

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Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We made the drive from Claremont, CA to visit Joshua Tree National Park, on the recommendation of a family member who had been there recently. We are so glad we did. The scenery was stunning; almost other-wordly. The kids (9, 12 and 15) really enjoyed exploring and climbing the smaller rocks. We did see some real climbers scaling much more... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Location: The park is approximately 1 hour from Palm Desert, and three hours from Los Angeles. Plan accordingly. When the sun sets, temperatures drop into the 40's or 50's in January when we went. Daytime temps will be in the 80's. Editorial: We strive to take advantage of all our wonderful country, The United States, has to offer, and one... More

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Long Beach, California
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

It's really pretty! We hiked out to the Wonderland of Rocks to see some really unique rock piles. That hike was a bit more secluded than the Hidden Valley Nature Loop, which made it very peaceful, although we did see some folks also hiking along the way. The trail is pretty well marked. The cactus and other vegetation is lovely.... More

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Harriman, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We found out about the Joshua Tree, the little enclave that the Indians lived at in the middle of the desert, the Colorado Desert, and the Mohave Desert. We enjoyed all of it immensely. A last minute trip on our way to Yosemite, worth every minute!

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