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Joshua Tree National Park

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74485 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
+1 760-367-5500
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  • Average3%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
74485 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
+1 760-367-5500
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is totally amazing. We have never ever seen anything like it. The trees are so bizarre and the rock formations really whacky. If you call at the visitors centre before you go they are very helpful and give you a map with some...More

Thank saturnstan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love the mixture of Joshua Trees and huge boulders, which make for a dramatic landscape. Recommend the drive to Keys View, where you can see the San Andreas fault and Coachella Valley.

Thank SAHoulwood8284
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a cool NP! Definitely underrated. The drive in from San Diego to Palm Desert was quite the treat, totally unexpected. You make the descent with a crazy view of the desert, switchback after switchback, only to arrive in a lush area that looks suited...More

Thank saramh85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there in early June and was amazed at the sites of the different deserts. The Joshua trees are beautiful as well as unique and are surrounded by rock formations that frame the the fields of trees. The landscape changes from one end of...More

Thank john j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A big park with amazing landscapes. We entered from the South however, most of the Joshua Trees are in the Northern section. There are many areas to stop and climb rocks or go for a walk if the weathers not too hot!

Thank delacourt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a huge park which takes well over an hour to cross so you need to enter with a plan... which we didn't. Luckily, as we entered we encountered a lovely park ranger who immediately recommended some activities which were good for adults and...More

Thank jrc-esq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Joshua Tree was well worth the drive. I love the desert and its plant life, and we enjoyed our drive through the park. The area's landscape was breathtaking.

Thank kbed303
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We entered the park by Joshua Tree, CA. We really enjoyed the drive through. We tried to hike but it was just too hot so we enjoyed it from the car with occasional stops to read the descriptions of the pull outs. It is a...More

Thank Livingthedream53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

JTNP is a national park located close to Los Angeles, that is arid in nature, therefore offering completely different experience to the idea of a national park. There are some fantastic trails and view points for one to explore. I would suggest doing this activity...More

Thank Anirudh_Anand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have a chance to go to Joshua Tree, I recommend going when there's a new moon. That's the best chance to see the milky way. I think it's something that everyone should witness. Instagram #Manwithanappetite

Thank Joe B
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My wife and I are taking a trip to Southern California in a couple weeks and I would really like to camp in Joshua Tree for a night. I'm looking for advice on how to go about that. We were thinking Black Rock Canyon. The part I'm trying to figure out is what we need to bring in order to be warm enough (my wife is originally from Vietnam and gets cold easily), but preferably without having to check an extra bag. We have a tent and sleeping bags, but would renting any of that be a more practical option? Will a few thick blankets rather than a couple sleeping bags be enough to stay warm through the night? Neither of us have been to the area before, so we don't really know what to expect. Any advice you can give will be appreciated greatly. Thanks!
January 16, 2017|
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Response from George G | Reviewed this property |
Not all the camping areas have bathrooms and showers - Black Rock does. You'll need tent and sleeping bags. It gets cold overnight and this IS the rainy season. That doesn't mean rain every day but it does mean when it... More
I am staying in LA, is it feasible with an early start to drive there and spend 3 or 4 hours sightseeing and drive back in one hit? If so which route through the park would be the most rewarding & time efficient?
September 21, 2015|
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Response from CandidMom | Reviewed this property |
Honestly that would be a very long day because you have to account for LA traffic even though it's only 140 miles to the Park from LA . I guess it's doable if you leave early. We used all 3 entrances I preferred the... More