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America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass
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Off Park Blvd., 2 mi north of intersection with western end of Barker Dam Rd., Joshua Tree National Park, CA
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is very easy to hike and after few meters, you don't see any civilisation. Walks are easy and you can get easily off track to take fantastic pictures You can see chola trees and Joshuas trees

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yveslouisp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family spent a full day at JTNP right after Christmas. During the government shut down, the outhouses were still open. We brought our own toilet paper and trash bags and made sure we cleaned up after ourselves. We parked at the Hidden Valley picnic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kate S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like nothing you have seen before. Even though the government shutdown left the park without staff, it didn't leave it with less than a day's worth of sights, adventure, and awe. Dedicated staff and visitors keep the open restrooms clean, and with toilet paper. Those...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lwine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great short hike in the park. The valley is unique in the park. We had a great time climbing on rocks and seeing the sites

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Edwellons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked this short trail and not only got to enjoy the desert walk but also watched several climbers on the various climbing surfaces.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank J D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Favorite loop hike in the park! This narrow, sheltered path winds through interesting rock formations. If you like to scramble up rocks, bring gloves because the rocks in the park are grainy, which is great grip for your shoes, but rough on hands.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Sunshine827811
Reviewed 12 December 2018

My husband and I came to Joshua Tree for the first time and decided to hike here in Hidden Valley. The hike is a loop hike and approximately 1 mile. It was a gorgeous day and we arrived by 10:00 am, so no problem parking....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jet7777
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Hidden Valley- Sandy path 1 mile loop, 2 hrs easy hiking; nice for whole family Bring- Water, snacks and clothing for weather this is the desert.WATER (fountain) only available at the ticket gate at the West entrance (not sure about other entrances) No internet in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cub13
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Hidden Valley is a relatively easy circuit, although there are some steps to access the circuit and along its route. It is mostly exposed so in full sun you will need plenty of water. This is shown as being a mile long but it felt...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sam R
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

This was our first stop coming in from the north. Not very crowded the day we were there. Ample parking. The hike is not too long (maybe 1.25 miles) and is pretty easy- although there are some steps to navigate. There are signs with information....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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