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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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A lovely short walk showing Park off well

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Martin G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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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 

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Thank Stuart C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Short walk about a mile or so or 30 min through the best landscape Highly recommend doing it early in the morning as it gets warm and take loads of water

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

Great short walk, easy, with beautiful vistas, lots of Joshua trees. Not my favorite location in JT but still very good and recommended.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

If you want to see the desert while in California this is a great place. It is a very open and rural area. Bring water because it tends to be hot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Hidden valley was a great place to hike and see all the plants and rocks. Make sure you get there early because it gets really hot. Luckily for us it was 85 degrees but it was still hot. There were bees that kept swarming us but we just had to shoo them away. We saw a couple lizards and it... More 

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