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Hidden Valley

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Address: Off Park Blvd., 2 mi north of intersection with western end of Barker Dam Rd., Joshua Tree National Park, CA
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On our drive from Palm Springs to La Quinta we stopped off at the Joshua Tree National Park arriving at about 16:00. There were only a few cars in the Hidden Valley trailhead... read more

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Allan S
Pevensey, United Kingdom

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Pevensey, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

On our drive from Palm Springs to La Quinta we stopped off at the Joshua Tree National Park arriving at about 16:00. There were only a few cars in the Hidden Valley trailhead parking lot so we had the trail practically to ourselves. The flora and fauna are described on small plaques positioned on the clearly marked trail. There are... More 

Thank Allan S
Long Beach, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent an entire day walking through Joshua Tree National Park, and the highlight of the day was our hike at Hidden Valley. Hundreds of photo opportunities. So many rocks for the kids to climb. Lots of wildlife. Plenty of picnic benches at the trailhead. A very easy hike. Not a lot of shade. Allow yourself plenty of time.

Thank JC_Cheese_25
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Joshua tree is brilliant. Camping at Hidden Valley was gorgeous, highly recommended. Heaps of climbers staying there and lots of rocks nearby to climb. Was totally beautiful. Camp doesn't have water and toilets are self composting, but were ok. Really busy over the weekend and whole park was full when we went.

Thank Katie C
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hike is easy but fun and interesting with a variety of flora and fauna. The large clusters of boulders are fun for all ages. The trail is accessible from the picnic area.

Thank Kim C
Maplewood, Minnesota
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful loop approx 1 mile. The Joshua trees were in bloom, the boulders were fun to traverse, the scrapes were ever changing and awe inspiring.

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Santiago, Chile
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden valey is a beautiful place with a short trail that anyone can walk through. There are some joshua trees but not só many but the Stones around the valley are unique. Be prepare with some Waterloo with you.

Thank EduUtaka
Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We might have a future rock climber on our hands! Our preschooler loved scrambling up and down the rocks at Hidden Valley. He also had a blast imagining what rocks looked like - named one the Dinosaur Rock (it really looked like a triceratops lying down), as well as a rock that looked like teeth!

Thank vacationgirl07
Minneapolis, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the top attractions, a fairly easy walk into a valley that has changed due to cattle rustling. Lots of parking, good place for a picnic, shady spots make it a good option for mid-day visit. Keep going counter clockwise and you can't get lost, only one way out.

Thank mntraveler35
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A short 0.1 or 0.2 mile walk through some rocks takes you to this beautiful hidden spot. The nature trail is informative. It is supposed to be one mile, but it felt a lot longer. It was somewhat difficult to follow the trail at times. Quite a few ascents and descents. Definitely go to Hidden Valley and then decide if... More 

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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

it is a strategic base for ppl that want to explore key view. jumbo rock, skull rock. the trail is pretty easy. good for family n kids too. it is centrally located to many sites. and the campground is pretty big.

Thank starystarynite

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