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Jumbo Rocks Campground

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful campground. The location couldn’t be any better, as it was in the middle of the Joshua national tree park. There are many spots and all provided with a barbecue and a picknicktable. We arrived there in the morning at 11 (half august) and there were plenty of spots left. We loved the sunrises and sunsets. The red...

1Thank Aniek G
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stayed here in August and it wasn't full so lovely and quiet. For those who don't know the US camping system works......you rock up and look for an empty camp spot, go back to the entrance and fill in the form in the box with the site number and put your money in the envelope (make sure you have...

1Thank Wendypoole
Reviewed 5 October 2016

***Camping with an RV at Jumbo Rocks Review*** We pulled into this National Park on a whim in October of 2016 on a Sunday afternoon, and were directed to Jumbo Rocks campground by one of the rangers. We have a 32ft fifth wheel and a long bed truck, and headed in through the West Entrance Station (we were driving eastbound...

2Thank Nicole W
Burbank, California
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We had a great time. Clean and well maintained. We had another family with us and grabbed #'s 28 and 29. This worked out well. If you have a larger group this section would be perfect with 30 and 31 as they are kind of all together. If you want more privacy there were other sites that provided. Pit toilets...

1Thank PackCaddy
Burbank, California
Reviewed 28 September 2016

It was a bit tricky to find a spot when we arrived at midnight. We had to drive around the loops for about 15 minutes, and because the spot numbers are a bit small we had to shine the flashlight around to see/find them. But after that, we got set up and the next morning woke up to a beautiful...

Thank dollardidit
Winkfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Incredible place to stay whilst in Joshua tree national park! No phone service and no wifi ensures you will communicate as a family! Watch the stars at night then the sunrise in the morning. Nature at its best!

Thank JJ1108
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Plan on not sleeping at this popular campground. I'd prefer to stay up all night and watch the stars than have rude, noisy neighbors force you out of your tent. When the ranger is away, sometimes chaos will play. On our weekend there were at least three rowdy groups keeping campers up all night. But with great luck you'll not...

7Thank Sul S
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Pitch your tent late afternoon, take a hike, make dinner and then put a blanket on a rock to watch the stars. You won't be disapointed. We certainly weren't. But don't forget to bring water and plenty of sunscreen. And say hi to the chipmunks that roam the rocks in morning.

1Thank RPasset
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I've been to Joshua Tree a few times and it's great. There are only a few weeks during the Fall and Spring that I like to go due to the extreme temperatures but other than that, it's a great place to camp. Hiking around and watching the rock climbers is my usual day's adventure. Very laid back and it's easy...

2Thank floydts
Orange County, California
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Great campground with plenty of spaces and privacy given the close proximity. Fire rings and BBQ grill grates at each spot. Very well kept toilet (holes) nearby stocked with plenty of TP, which is appreciated! Thank you NPS for that convenience. The terrain is awesome. You can leave camp and wander around on any of the rocks. This campground is...

2Thank dyethesky

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Located in the center of the park, the campground offers good rock climbing. ... more   less 

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Address: Joshua Tree National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, CA 92277
Region: United States > California > Joshua Tree National Park
Number of rooms: 124
Also Known As:
Jumbo Rocks Campground Hotel Joshua Tree National Park
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“Even if the signs say they're all full, it's still worthwhile to take a look for yourself because people leave every day.”
adrianl_11, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go on a Thursday, the sites fill up quick on the weekends.”
floydts, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Chose a site away from little kids if you'd like to enjoy the quiet a little more!”
audreys642, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
“site #68 is great”
571esteep, 22 Oct 2015 | Read review
“This is not a hotel it is a campground.”
FloW68, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
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