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Split Rock

Joshua Tree National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
+1 760-367-5500
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Interesting

Intersting, but you need to understand how the landscape was formed over the ages. This will help... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert B
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Soldotna
Nice loop trails

Split Rock is cool but the trail that leads from it is the real find. We looped Split Rock... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
goldfishcastle
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Montana
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“picnic area” (4 reviews)
“parking area” (4 reviews)
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Joshua Tree National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
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"mile loop trail"
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"joshua tree"
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"easy hike"
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"off the beaten path"
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"worth the trip"
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"beautiful hike"
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"short walk"
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"face"
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"plants"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Intersting, but you need to understand how the landscape was formed over the ages. This will help you appreciate the area.

Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Split Rock is cool but the trail that leads from it is the real find. We looped Split Rock, Discovery Trail, Skull Rock and Jumbo Rocks campground to make a decent length, beautiful hike.

Thank goldfishcastle
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Easy hike with many unusual rock formations. Along the way you and your friends can creatively identify different images within the rocks and just have fun with it.

Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We had a blast on this beautiful 2 mile hike. Awesome rock formations through most of the trails. Don’t miss it

Thank Heather S
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

This was recommended by one of the Rangers and we took this trail just before sunrise. It was great. Not a lot of wild life but lots of birds, a cottontail rabbit and three jackrabbits. The rock formations were incredible and with the shadows of...More

2  Thank Peter R
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

The Split Rock Loop Trail is located at the end of the Split Rock Picnic Area,it is just a short drive of the Park Road. It's about a 2 mile loop trail, with a short side trip to see Face Rock if you so desire....More

Thank firechief-JL
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We went Christmas week, and were warned about the lack of parking. We lucked out and got a parking spot. Split Rock is a great family hike, not to strenuous with plenty of interesting rocks and small caves to keep the kids engaged.

Thank Madeleine B
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This path has 2 type of views. The more scenic is the one to the lest. So if short on time start with that for only 0.8 miles

Thank Ran N
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

The hike is short, easy and extremely well marked. It gives you an interesting view on the plants and the geology of the area. But I found it a little too easy and too stream lined. Would have been better if it was a but...More

1  Thank brutusOslo
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Every time we go to Joshua tree national Park we always go to Split rock to take photographs and watch the sun go down. . It's just magic. And the trail though we don't go too far because it's getting darker is just spectacular. Last...More

2  Thank katheemiller
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