Joshua Tree National Park Family Guide

Joshua Tree National Park is really an amazing place. Though we have Joshua trees in Utah, they don't grow in large concentrations, and they don't get as tall as the ones in the park. There are also amazing rock formations that reminded us of southern Utah parks like Zion and Arches.…

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Joshua Tree National Park Kid Hikes

In truth, almost all the hikes in Joshua Tree National Park are appropriate for kids. There are a few back country permit hikes, but we found more than a dozen short walks that are just right for children. We've written about each hike in detail, and here is a short round-up…

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Cottonwood Spring | Joshua Tree

We read a lot about the Cottonwood Spring in Joshua Tree National Park. Most people seemed to enjoy this short walk for some reason. Though it was nice and short, we didn't think it really deserved to be called a hike. We also didn't think that this area of the park…

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Arch Rock Trail | Joshua Tree

Arch Rock is our favorite physical feature in Joshua Tree National Park. This may be because it reminds us of our own arches that populate southern Utah! Still, a beautiful arch after a flat, open hike? What could be better. Arch Rock Trail in Joshua Tree is a must-do trail for…

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Indian Cove Nature Trail | Joshua Tree

Indian Cove Nature Trail is an off-the-beaten-path walk in Joshua Tree National Park. Not very many people make this .75 mile walk because it is not in the main part of the park. In fact, you have to leave park boundaries and enter from the north to access the trailhead. Though…

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Hall of Horrors | Joshua Tree

There is an awesome hidden hike in Joshua Tree National Park. The Hall of Horrors area is well-known and there is a parking lot for this area, but it can be difficult to find the hysterically named Hall of Horrors slot canyons. You do not want to miss these slot canyons.…

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