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This easy 1...
To see the natural transition from the high Mojave Desert to the low Colorado Desert, wind down to Cottonwood Spring, a 30-mile drive from Hidden Valley. Stop at Cholla Cactus Garden , where a 0...
East of Hidden Valley, travelers with 4WD vehicles or mountain bikes can take this 18-mile field trip into and around Pleasant Valley, where the forces of erosion, earthquakes and ancient volcanoes have played out in...
Joshua trees grow throughout the northern section of the park, including right along Park Blvd, but some of the biggest trees are found in this area accessed via La Contenta Rd, which runs south off Hwy 62 between th...
Explore one of the nation's most outstanding wilderness treasures, Joshua Tree National Park! From Palm Desert, travel aboard a Jeep through the rugged backcountry of the Colorado Desert and Mojave Desert, enjoying sp...
Enjoy views of the Eagle Mountains and the Salton Sea from an elevation of 3371ft on this 3-mile hike from Cottonwood Spring.
A 1.1-mile loop that passes a little lake and a rock incised with Native American petroglyphs; starts at Barker Dam parking lot.
A strenuous 4-mile climb that visits the remains of an authentic Old West silver and gold mine, in operation until 1931.
Reach this remote canyon filled with desert fan palms on a fairly flat 7.2-mile hike starting from Cottonwood Spring.
Escape the crowds on this 3-mile, up-and-down trail starting near Indian Cove .
For bird’s-eye park views, tackle the 3-mile hike up this 5458ft-high peak.
Take a wild ride through the California desert in a comfortable open-air Hummer. This 4-hour tour journeys through fabled Joshua Tree National Park...
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