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Address: Joshua Tree National Park, CA
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Located in Joshua Tree National Park this is a small-box canyon that...

Located in Joshua Tree National Park this is a small-box canyon that provides great hiking trails.

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Great Hike

The loop is about 6 miles, with the mine about 2 miles in. Actual mine isn't super impressive, but the hike is a good one. We did see a big horn sheep on the mountain, which was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 February 2017
tazman1099
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Anchorage, Alaska

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We hiked the 2-mile trail to the mine and back, for a total 4-mile hike. I was disappointed in this trail - I thought that it was not particularly scenic and not an iota of shade anywhere (yes, I know...it's the desert!). I think my husband enjoyed seeing the remains of the mine, but I would have turned back after... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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353 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

The loop is about 6 miles, with the mine about 2 miles in. Actual mine isn't super impressive, but the hike is a good one. We did see a big horn sheep on the mountain, which was awesome. Highly recommend this hike, I would repeat it on my next visit to Joshua Tree. Six mile loop took us about 3... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

There are a ton of different climbing areas in this section of JTree. There's a little more shade in some spots, like Mel's Diner, so good on a hot day, less good on a cold day when you're looking for sun to warm up your hands!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We were not expecting the crowds in Joshua Tree when we went Thanksgiving weekend and while I would not characterize myself as a misanthrope, the hoards of people and cars were bringing out these tendencies. We decided to do a longer hike earlier in the morning on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and this one got us away from the crowds.... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We went to the Lost Horse Valley.. There is a hiking trail that can take one to the top of Lost Horse Peak and to a well preserved gold mine called Lost Horse Miine.

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Lombard, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I went here on a recent trip. The drive up from Palm Springs isn't bad and the sites are great. This area has a lot oh Joshua trees which was pretty cool. I have never been in this type of desert before and really enjoyed it.

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Diamond Bar, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

The Aiguille de Joshua Tree is to the East of the Lost Horse Ranger Station which cannot be reached by car. This is not even on the visitor brochure, and if you Google it you can only find this attraction from the rock climbing websites, and even there the direction is not that clear. Here's how to get to it:... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

This was a good walk with a bit of climbing but mostly flat. Great stone formations and of course Joshua Trees. There were a surprising number of people on this walk compared to everywhere else I went in the park. And pretty much everyone was slightly lost! There were trail markers but it was easy to get confused and the... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

There are plenty of joshua trees and interesting boulder groupings to capture the eye. Easy walking in areas. Worth a visit.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

Classic desert sights with thousands of Joshua Trees and all types of boulders and stacking rocks and more stacking rocks. Be sure to get a newspaper at the west visitor center to find out how these standing rocks happened to get stacked. And no, people did not stack them. Don't forget to go to Keys View for the fabulous views... More 

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