Easy/moderate, 5 miles, approx 340 ft. elevation gain.
See unique Joshua Tree National Park rock formations: The Tooth, Tulip Rock and Face Rock all in a tight trail loop of (2.4 miles) in the morning. Following a lunch break, we will climb 340′ to visit an old miner’s hideaway isolated in a rocky fortress of massive boulders with high views of the surrounding desert. We will visit two abandoned mines in the process. This is a 2.5 mile round-trip hike. It should be a fun day and be sure to bring your camera! The total hiking mileage for the day is estimated at 5.0 miles. Meet at the Joshua Tree Park Blvd Visitor Center, 6554 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree, CA 92252 at 8:00 a.m. Bring the ten essentials, layered clothing, and sun protection, 2-litters of water, lunch, and $5 for possible entrance fee. Use National Forest Adventure Pass for park admittance. Call for reservations, Ed Caliendo, hiking leader at (760) 328-1090 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet at the Joshua Tree Park Blvd Visitor Center