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Best easy day hikes, Joshua Tree National Park

Polly Cunningham

Best easy day hikes, Joshua Tree National Park

by Polly Cunningham

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Published by Falcon in Guilford, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guidebooks,
  • Hiking

  • Edition Notes

    Previously published as : Best easy day hikes, Joshua Tree / Bill Cunningham, Polly Burke. 2000.

    StatementPolly and Bill Cunningham
    SeriesBest easy day hikes series, A Falcon guide, Where to hike series
    ContributionsCunningham, Bill, 1943-, Cunningham, Bill, 1943-, Cunningham, Bill, 1943-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.42.C22 J672 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24914130M
    ISBN 109780762760534
    LC Control Number2010030040

    A steep climb (almost 1, ft.) leads to the best panoramic views in the park, encompassing snowcapped mountain peaks, tree-dotted valleys, and volcanic mounds. Ascending through a juniper and pinyon pine woodland, the trail is mostly rocky, well maintained, and easy to follow -- you'll likely spot rock climbers to the west of the mountain. 3. Joshua Tree National Park is about minutes from Palm Springs depending on where you are staying. If you can get an early start you will have to do quite a lot at the park! You can easily do more than one hike! For photo taking - the top of Ryan Mountain will give you some nice pictures on the hike up and down as well as degree views at the top, Jumbo rocks you could park at the road.

    BEST HIKES IN JOSHUA TREE. One of the best ways to experience Joshua Tree National Park is with a hike along one of the park’s many hiking trails. For those seeking a steep hiking adventure with panoramic vistas of the Coachella Valley, there are ten mountain peaks that rise more than 5, feet in . Summer temperatures in Joshua Tree can reach the triple digits. The best time to visit the park is early spring and late fall. A spring visit has the added potential for wildflower Thanksgiving weekend and New Years weekend (the Memorial Day and Labor Day of the desert), expect the park to be crowded and the campgrounds to be full. Most other weekends, visitors should not have a.

    In other words, you can quickly assess the possibile day hikes in Joshua Tree and decide which might be for you. That front-section material also includes a map of the park that shows were the various sections Turner describes -- Black Rock Canyon, Queen Valley, and Lost Horse Valley, for instance -- . With a stunningly stark, bewitching beauty, it’s easy to fall under Joshua Tree’s spell. Whether you’re looking for a sense of peace, a strenuous adventure, an Old West–inspired getaway, or the best music this side of the Sonoran, Joshua Tree National Park and its surrounding area deliver plenty of delights. Before visiting the park, check out your options for entering.


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From the High View Nature Trail to Silver Bell Mine, you will discover some of the best desert hiking /5(24). Recommended Book: 40 Classic Day Hikes of Joshua Tree National Park.

With this guide, the reader is invited to experience on his or her own, or with friends, some of the alluring destinations that make Joshua Tree National Park so on: PO BOX   My day trip to Joshua Tree National Park was the second leg of a spontaneous 3-day hub-and-spoke road trip.

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Joshua Tree: The Complete Guide: Joshua Tree National Park - This book provides an enormous amount of information on hiking in the park, along with plenty of inspiring photographs. Best Easy Day Hikes in Joshua Tree - This is a handy little guide to a selection of the best trails in the park.

It’s small enough to stuff in a daypack or pants. Nestled deep within two distinct deserts in southern California, Joshua Tree National Park is within easy reach of Los Angeles, San Diego and even Las Vegas, making it a convenient spot for weekend adventures.

However, with numerous campgrounds, ranger programs and recreational activities like hiking and rock climbing, the park deserves much more than a quick trip.

Best Easy Day Hikes Joshua Tree National Park includes detailed maps and concise descriptions for twenty easy-to-follow hikes in gorgeous Joshua Tree National Park. From the High View Nature Trail to Silver Bell Mine, you will discover some of the best desert hiking California has to offer.3/5(3).

Best Joshua Tree Hikes for First-Time Visitors. A couple of years ago I had plans to spend Thanksgiving in Joshua Tree, but thanks to an unlikely spell of torrential rain, my plans got thwarted. Ever since I’ve been wanting to reignite my Joshua Tree mission and explore the best Joshua Tree hikes.

Best Easy Day Hikes Joshua Tree National Park, 2nd book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Hikes varying from half-hour stro /5.

If you are traveling to Joshua Tree for the first time, you might be wondering: What are the best hikes in Joshua Tree National Park. Although the absolute best trail may be hard to name, it should be possible to find the best hike for you based on what you’re looking for.

A hike to a summit. Get a grand view over Joshua Tree from the top of. My favorite map is National Geographic Illustrated Trails Map of Joshua Tree and my favorite hiking books about Joshua Tree are On Foot In Joshua Tree National Park and Best Easy Day Hikes in Joshua Tree.

All can be purchased at the JTNP Park Store, Coyote Corner, or on Amazon, and I also have copies of each at Casa Joshua Tree for guests to use.

Best Easy Day Hikes Joshua Tree National Park includes detailed maps and concise descriptions for twenty easy-to-follow hikes in a wild open space close to Los Angeles that offers cool oases, fascinating historic sites and nature trails, and spectacular views for casual hikers of all ages.

From the High View Nature Trail to Silver Bell Mine, you will discover some of the best desert hiking 5/5(1). For easy access to the hiking trails, book a stay at one of many incredible vacation rentals near Joshua Tree National Park. When you lack the time to traverse all the trails in this massive park, take a look at the eight best day hikes in the area.

Skull Rock Trail Source: Flickr/Joshua Tree National Park. This is the Joshua Tree National Park entry in the extensive Falcon Guides Best Easy Day Hikes series.

This is the shorter version of the book above. It focuses on the shorter, easier hikes in the book, although some can still be quite steep. If you're planning a trip to Joshua Tree, check out our list of the best hikes in Joshua Tree National Park below.

THE TOP 10 HIKES IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK. Boy Scouts Trail ( km, m, h): This gorgeous hike is the best hike in Joshua Tree. Traversing from the range that separates the upper Pinto Basin with the lower Mojave.

It’s a short hike up to Ryan Mountain, but the foot elevation hits hard and fast—so be prepared for a brief uphill struggle. The payoff is well worth it though, with incredibly photogenic degree views of Joshua Tree National Park.

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Best Easy Day Hikes Series (Series copy): Best Easy Day HikesThe Best Easy Day Hikes series are handy, pocket-size guides for day hikers in America's most popular outdoor destinations.

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The best part about Joshua Tree National Park is that although the park is vast, it’s easy to navigate and see a majority of the most popular sites and hikes in just one day. For the ideal experience, I recommend starting at the west (Joshua Tree) entrance and driving south.

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All .For park-specific information and information on avoiding potentially dangerous situations around wildlife, head over to the Joshua Tree National Park website. Brush up on your knowledge of park wildlife before going out hiking, and stay aware if when you are sticking your hands and feet in places where you cannot first see are clear of dangers.