Beautiful natural arch accessed by a half mile loop trail starting from the White Tank Campground
Man-made reservoir created in 1900 by early cattlemen that has become a watering hole for Desert Bighorn Sheep. The dam is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Barker Dam Trail
1.3 mile loop hike with pictographs, petroglyphs and giant boulders
Cholla Cactus Garden
Strikingly beautiful natural garden that wraps a quarter mile. Nicknamed the 'teddy-bear' cholla, these cacti look soft and fuzzy but are extremely sharp and pointy.
Desert Queen Mine
Ruins of one of the longest running mines that ran between 1895-1961 and mined 3,845 ounces of gold
Fortynine Palms Oasis
A 3-mile round-trip hike will take to this remote part of Joshua Tree National Park with 49 fan palms. It is one of only a few spots in California where palms grow and thrive naturally.
An easy 1 mile interpretive stroll takes you around this valley surrounded by boulders and makes a great first stop in the park
0.6 mile loop trail on the edge of the Wonderland of Rocks
Located on the edge of the Little San Bernardino Mountains, endless views of Palm Springs, the Coachella Valley, San Jacinto Peak, San Andreas Fault, Salton Sea and Mexico on a clear day can all be enjoyed from this must-see point.
Lost Horse Valley
Expansive valley covered in Joshua Trees, named for early Mormon Pioneer travelers
Oasis of Mara
Serrano Native Americans planted 29 palms along this spring. The palms provided food, clothing and housing while spring water allowed corn, beans, pumpkins and squash to grow. A short paved trail makes for a great stroll near the visitor center.
Three miles out and back will have you climbing over 1,000 feet making this a moderate hike. The trail gives sweeping views of the park and the Wonderland of Rocks that rise from the ground. You will feel as if you are on the backbone of the Mojave Desert.
Ruins of a six-room adobe residence built by pioneer J.D. Ryan in 1896
A drive along this main route in the park takes you up close and personal through one of the most famous 'Yucca brevifolia' strands in the World
Silver Bell Mine
Mine ruins with extensive history of gold in the 30's, lead in the 40's and copper in the 50's
Wall Street Mill
A 2-mile round-trip hike from the Barker Dam trailhead takes you to the ruins of this gold mill used between 1930-66
Fantastic rock formations with hiking and photographic opportunities surrounded by a campground
Wonderland of Rocks
12 square miles of amazing granite rock formations formed 100 million years ago when molten liquid heated and traveled up from the Earth's crust. As the landscape changed to desert, flash floods caused the ground to wash away exposing rocks that piled into stacks of fascinating arrangements.