Joshua Tree Hidden Valley Hikes

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Hidden Valley Area Trails

Most popular spot in Joshua Tree. There is a trail, picnic area, and campground. the are offers hiking trail for all levels.

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Hidden Valley Nature Trail

Length 1 mile | elevation 114 feet | easy loop

Directions: From the north drive on Park Blvd for Turn right at sign .

Short easy trail takes you through a hidden valley of boulders.Trail is marked but you can do some climbing along the way. Picnic tables and rest rooms available.

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Barker Dam Nature Trail

Length 1.3 miles | elevation 62 feet | easy loop

Popular hiking spot with rest rooms and plenty of parking.the trail is easy to follow with very little incline. The lake can be full or a mud puddle depending on time of year and amount of rain. There is a short detour on the way back to some petroglyphs worth checking out. Just look for the sign.

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Wall Street Mill Trail

Length 2.4 miles | elevation 88 feet | easy in & out

From the Barker Dam Parking lot you can reach the Wall Street Mill Trail. This out and back trail has a slight incline and some off trail hiking but is easy. You will come to an abadoned mill at the end. Like the barker dam Trail it is very popular so get here early for a less crowded experience.

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"Woodland Bounty" Turnout Scramble

Length .5 miles | elevation 25 feet | easy loop

Take the 1st turnout north of Hidden Valley Campground. Cross the street to the woodland Bounty sign. hike and climb the whole area working your way south crossing Park Rd again just brfore Intersection Rock and follow the trail north back to the turnout.

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Hemmingway Butte Trail

Length .4 miles | elevation 31 feet | easy loop

Small parking lot with rest rooms. Nice short walk to view the Hemmingway Butte. This is a popular rock climbing spot so keep your eyes peeled for climbers.

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