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Address: Off Park Blvd., 2 mi north of intersection with western end of Barker Dam Rd., Joshua Tree National Park, CA
Phone Number: 7603675500
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Great introduction to the park

We stopped at the visitor center to pick up a map and the guide recommended this hike. Great introduction to the park and you really get a feel for the landscape and size of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Cindy M
Northern Virginia, Virginia
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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped at the visitor center to pick up a map and the guide recommended this hike. Great introduction to the park and you really get a feel for the landscape and size of the park. Do bring lots of water and snacks though.

Thank Cindy M
Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the park at the end of August, it was very hot. We had this short tour, which was completely enough to get the "feeling", but wasn't overwhelming (~1 mile). Definitely worth it, but you have to bring a good bottle of water!

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Cleveland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The boulder in and around Joshua Tree are quite extraordinary and worth a little hike to get in amongst them. Several walks around, so no matter your fitness you'll find something to suit. A very enjoyable few hours touring and walking in the area

Thank Carie B
Lafayette, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice and easy to walk trail that gives you a good impression of many of the type of sites you will see in the park, from high desert flora, to giant boulder mountains that look like a giant just piled up them up randomly across the desert. I don't normally get my wife to hike with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is about a 1 mile circular walk through a small valley showing off lots of the spectacular things that the Joshua Tree Park has to offer. Great views of the piles of massive boulders. Great close up to trees and shrubs. Worth it if visiting this park.

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Calne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a really hot day in early August but it was still worth the effort. It's hard to believe that before the entrance way was blasted through the rock many years ago this place was completely inaccessible. My kids enjoyed clambering on the rocks and posing for photographs. Just remember to keep hydrated... Drink the water you take with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

mesmerizing hikes, very surrealistic view. we were staying on the campground and had an amazing experience

Thank Olga L
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a great experience with little effort. The hidden valley is really hidden. Great views - the hike is about 1 hour on same level.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

There are some beautiful walks here from the campground. These include those to Barker Dam and the Petroglyph wall nearby. Enjoy

Thank Albywon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

The Hidden Valley is easy to find and is well sign posted. Entrance to the park was $20 for a car but this lasts a week. The visitor centre before the park entrance had more information. There was plenty of parking at the Hidden Valley which is open sunrise to sunset and basic rest rooms. The walk itself is about... More 

Thank Stuart C

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