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Fortynine Palms Oasis Trail

Address: 74485 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms, CA
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Plymouth, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Just ca 360 ft elevation gain inbound, 300 return, well maintained trail, 3 miles round trip Located off 29 Palms Hwy a few miles West of town center

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Menlo Park, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The trail is nice as it gradually rises. There is a view of the town of 29 Palms and the desert beyond. At the end of the trail, you will hit the 49 Palms Oasis, which is nice. I did this hike in the morning after checking out of my motel and on the way out of town. It's a... More 

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San Diego, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Well maintained trail and ample parking. If you only have a couple of hours but want to see some great scenery and a very cool oasis in the desert, this is the perfect hike. Some elevation and climbing so not for small children (my typical 8 year old managed just fine).

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manchester, uk
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55 reviews 55 reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This was our best hike in Joshua Tree. Worth going early - we were there for the gate being unlocked at 7 and had the place to ourselves, with clear air and fantastic light. A herd of bighorn sheep crossed the trail in front of us halfway up, and a quail family were in the bushes when we arrived. A... More 

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Agoura Hills, California
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106 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We hiked this mid morning and had a great time. The 3 mile roundtrip hike was a great workout. The trail is well maintained, has great views of 29 Palms and whole valley and the oasis is beautiful and relaxing. The trail wasn't very crowded - we only saw a few people on the trail in the 3 hours we... More 

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Canada
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647 reviews 647 reviews
213 attraction reviews
486 helpful votes 486 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Great hike back to the oasis over a ridge, trail reasonably well marked, stairs, well maintained. Beautiful cacti and oasis unique. I would start early to avoid the heat, and fewer people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

It was a beautiful day for the hike. The trail was just right in terms of steepness and length. It took us about 40 minutes going to the oasis and 35 minutes coming back at a leisurely pace. Be sure to wear good hiking shoes; the trail does have places with loose gravel and dirt. All in all a fun... More 

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West Sand Lake, New York, United States
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49 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This 1.5 mile hike was a lot of fun and, of course, the oasis rewards you at the end. Leave yourself at least 2.5 hours round trip, more if you take a lot of photos along the way or spend time for lunch or a snack at the oasis. This is considered a moderate to strenuous hike - but I... More 

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Estes Park, Colorado
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198 reviews 198 reviews
104 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I only did the short hikes in Joshua Tree (<3 miles) and this one was my favorite. There were less people around and the views on the way up of the 29 Palms Oasis town below were great. It wasn't a hot day, so I lucked out, but I bet this trail would be blistering in the summer because there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Something I did with a couple of friends . It's about a 1 1/2 mile . It's pretty fun you just have to watch your step! Nice few when you get there also

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