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Joshua Tree Ranch

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Nice day trip

We were staying in Palm Springs and everyone told us make sure you visit Joshua Tree Park. The day... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
1958Theresa2015
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Wisconsin
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After travelling to the Palm springs area for years finally went to Joshua Tree National Park... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
cdoug2017
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Palm Desert, California
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8651 Quail Spring Road, Joshua Tree, CA, Joshua Tree National Park, CA 92252
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Palm Springs and everyone told us make sure you visit Joshua Tree Park. The day we got here it was extremely hot so hiking was out of the question. It was well worth the drive to see the park though. Would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 1958Theresa2015
Reviewed August 27, 2018

After travelling to the Palm springs area for years finally went to Joshua Tree National Park. Amazing is the first word that comes to mind. Definitely a Must See area! Pack a lunch and spend the day, well worth it!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank cdoug2017
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Lots of unique sights to see, especially if you're from an area that's vastly different. Seeing the whole park is an endeavor if one's on a limited timeframe, but this is a good place to see.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank bwanderer1
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

We felt very serene and peaceful here, it was amazing. Make sure you stop at the visitors center before for tips. Stop at skull rock and at the view points.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MandiL292
Reviewed March 11, 2018

This park is a fun little drive. Depending on the weather it has lots of short walks and some hikes that are interesting. Living in Minnesota, I'm not used to seeing deserts, so it was a nice change of scenery. Weather in February is perfect....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Corvair65
Reviewed March 7, 2018

If you only have limited time, don't let that keep you away. The more time you spend the better, but one can quickly see several highlights of the park in a short time.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank recorder
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Amazing place that we enjoyed driving through. The Joshua trees were gorgeous. There is no place to eat, and it takes a while to drive through the park. Bring food and water along. Plenty of restroom facilities.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank KatWat39
Reviewed July 19, 2017

TIP: if you want to see the actual Joshua trees earlier in the trip, start from the north entrance to the park TIP for comfort consider going either earlier or later in the day when desert temperatures are less extreme. ENJOY BY CAR: This National...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Paul S
Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

I really had no expectations but I loved Joshua Tree National Park. I have been to California more times than I remember, but never here. The Cholla Cactus Garden was really interesting, yes it's catuses but beautiful. The Skull Rock was really neat and the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank Razaanah
Reviewed February 24, 2016

This was a fantastic day trip for the whole family. The kids enjoyed climbing the rock formations and different climates from South to North are incredibly interesting to see change on a 50 mile drive. The rangers at the Joshua Tree station were very accommodating...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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