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Nice Hike in Joshua Tree Natoinal Park - Boy Scout Trail

We hiked the Boy Scout Trail when we were in Joshua Tree National Park. The desert scenery is very nice and its a good hike.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We hiked the Boy Scout Trail when we were in Joshua Tree National Park. The desert scenery is very nice and its a good hike.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We wanted to watch the sunset in J Tree and the Boy Scout Trail was the place to be. We did not actually hike the trail. There was a rock formation to the left of the parking lot and we scrambled to the top and watched as God painted the sky various shades of yellow, blue, pink, dark red, orange.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Today we started at the Boy Scout Trailhead by Quail Springs and took the trail to Willow Hole and really enjoyed our 7.2 mile hike (3.6 miles out and back). After being on Boy Scout Trail for 1.25 miles there is a well marked sign verging off to the right for Willow Hole. The hike is a sandy path and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

We dropped off one car at the Boy Scout Trailhead and drove the other to the start near Indian Cove. The almost-8-mile hike was a great way to spend a morning, traversing from the desert lowlands through the rocky canyons and then finishing in the heart of Joshua Tree. A nice little climb, too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

This is an easy trail that wanders by the Wonderland of Rocks. There is so much of the beauty of the desert readily apparent along the trail. Every foot of the trail is surrounding by cacti and other vegetation. There are birds singing everywhere. We made camp on the side of the trail opposite the Wonderland of Rocks, behind another... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2012

My wife and I love hiking this trail in Joshua Tree. The geological formations all around you just take your breath away. In the spring time you will see the most amazing flower blooms from this area. You can spend the whole day exploring around the trail. Expect to find yourself and different areas on this trail from flat areas... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2011

It's an 8-mile descent from them heartland of Joshua Tree do close to 49 Palms. A truly astonishing walk, the geography and geology appears ever-changing. Sometimes you are in a flat desert, the next in your own personal canyon, the next in a wash. It was also utterly deserted. More beautiful than the Milford Track.

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