Joshua Tree National Park Nature Trails

Arch Rock

.3-mile loop

(.5-km) White Tank Campground, oposite site #9


All Access .25-mile loop

(.4-km) one-half mile from the southern entrance

Barker Dam

1.1-mile loop

(1.8-km) Barker Dam parking area

Cap Rock

.4-mile loop

(.6-km) junction of Park Blvd. and Keys View Road

Cholla Garden

.25-mile loop

(.4-km) 20 miles north of Cottonwood Visitor Center

Cottonwood Spring


(1.6-km) Cottonwood Spring parking

Hidden Valley

1-mile loop

(1.6-km) Hidden Valley picnic area

High View

1.3-mile loop

(2.1-km) northwest of Black Rock Campground

Indian Cove

.6-mile loop

(1-km) west end of Indian Cove Campground

Keys View

.25-mile loop

(.4-km) Keys View

Oasis of Mara

.5-mile loop (.8-km) Oasis Visitor Center

Skull Rock


(.4-km) Jumbo Rocks Campground, beyond loop E

When you're planning on sleeping in tough conditions but aren't interested in carrying a tent, stick the Rab Alpine...
Price subject to change | Available through
Featured Park
Two deserts, two large ecosystems whose characteristics are determined primarily by elevation, come together at Joshua Tree National Park. The Colorado Desert encompasses the eastern part of the park and features natural gardens of creosote bush...
Featured Wildlife
Maine ocean islands provide the only nesting sites for Atlantic puffins in the United States. Eastern Egg Rock in the midcoast region, Seal Island and Matinicus Rock at the mouth of Penobscot Bay, and Machias Seal Island and Petit Manan Island off the downeast coast provide habitat for more than 4,000 puffins each summer.