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Address: Joshua Tree National Park, CA
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Johnny Lang's Gravesite

Located on the right side of keys view Rd if you're coming in from the Oasis visitor center. About 100 ft before passing Lost Mine Rd. It was a great scavenger hunt for my family... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2016
Claudia A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Located on the right side of keys view Rd if you're coming in from the Oasis visitor center. About 100 ft before passing Lost Mine Rd. It was a great scavenger hunt for my family and I. Keep your eyes open!

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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Hard to find and that makes it cool- Really cool! At first I couldn't figure out the riddle and was will to return Initially I thought the grave and headstone was near the trail If you read carefully, you'll discover where to search. Look for details in the other reviews. Or ask me a question, but the search is fun... More 

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Santee, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I saw this on Tripadvisor and added it to our list. We got to Joshua Tree National Park and asked the ranger at the ticket booth where it was...and he had no idea. All I had were some street names from this site. Thank goodness they gave us a map. Once we were in the area, we stopped and plodded... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This grave site is not clearly marked as an exhibit, nor does it have a pullout. It's located just west of the Lost Horse Mine Road. The etchings in the white grave marker are fading over time, but apparently a cool place to stop for "grub"

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Avon, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Located on the west side of Keys View Road directly across from the dirt road spur to the trailhead for Lost Horse Mine Trail, the lonely tombstone marks the final resting spot for Johnny Lang, a shady local prospector, where his body was found three months after leaving his home with the note “Gone for grub. Be back soon.” tacked... More 

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El Cajon, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2010

It is a small spot along the side of the road, across from the entrance of the Lost Horse Mine. It is where Johnny Lang died on his way to "get some grub". His body has long since been remove due to grave robbers. A nice piece of history of Joshua Tree N.P.

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