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Address: Joshua Tree National Park, CA
Phone Number: 7603675500
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Skull Rock

Right beside the road and well signposted. It is worth stopping and getting a quick photo but is not the best feature of the park.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Albywon
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right beside the road and well signposted. It is worth stopping and getting a quick photo but is not the best feature of the park.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great part of Joshua Tree NP to visit with children as they are interested more here then just about any other part of the park. Access is really easy just off the road and no climbing is needed (unless you want to and then there is lots of fun to be had climbing over the rocks). Be careful with... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are many interesting rock formations within the park and Shull Rock is pretty cool. Great setting among the Joshua trees. Great hikes in the area.

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Thank Dee W
Doha, Qatar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

It's okay and easy to access from main road. There is also a hike from the camp ground. Nice to climb on but if you miss it its okay

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Thank Raymond K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Skull rock was amazing looked exactly like a skull and was actually bigger than ot looks online or on other reviews! This is a great place for geology lovers like myself.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Fun place, no walking needed as skull rock is right by the road. Good place to explore and climb on rocks and such.

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Joplin, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

The rock formations here were full of holes and crannies, which actually do look like a skull. There are boulders all over the place, and we had fun scrambling over them. But do watch for snakes and other desert creatures and respect the rocks. it would be easy to get hurt while climbing. But if you are careful, it can... More 

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northumberland UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We were heading up to Yosemite national park and decided to do a deal tour to Joshua Tree. I'm so glad we did. The trees and rock formations are amazing. Well worth the desert tour. Teenagers lived climbing up the rocks.so much to see not enough time

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Want to see a rock shaped in the form of a skull? If so, stop here on your tour of Joshua Tree NP. The rock can be seen at a roadside stop. It really does look like a human skull.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

An interesting rock formation, right next to the road. If you have 10 minutes to spare, then it's worth a stop.

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