Joshua Tree National Park off - trail

Tim Liddell @timliddell

Joshua Tree Visitor Center - Joshua Tree, CA
6554 Park Drive

Sat, Apr 27, 2019 at 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Rated easy, 200' elevation gain 4 - miles r/t. Hike begins off Park Bl east of Jumbo Rocks camping area. Prior to Pinto Basin Rd we hike across open desert to the south and towards Pinto Basin which is in the Colorado Desert. Into the very tall granite rock formations. Opens into a wide expanse of open desert which borders on designated Park wilderness that features wide expanses of flat granite rock. Panoramic views here towards the Pinto Basin below. A long rest at the 1/2 - way point in the shady rocks. Wildflowers should still be prolific as seen on a scout hike 4 - 15. Hikers must be club members, no plus ones, waiver of liability applies, rsvp. Please try to arrive at the meeting place 15 minutes prior to the meeting time. ( Hike leader has 5 - years of experience leading off - trail hikes in the Park ).