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4 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)

~600 (+)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Joshua Tree National Park Topo Map

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Big Wash Trail (JTNP)

California | Joshua Tree

  • Desert Bells (Phacelia campanularia) in Joshua Tree National Park.

Activities & Features


Big Wash Trail is a moderate hike in Joshua Tree National Park that is a fantastic choice for hikers who crave solitude. This off the beaten path route is seldom hiked by visitors to the park, making it ideal for a little peace and quiet while you enjoy wonderful scenery. There is plenty of camping available in Joshua Tree National Park.

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Entrance and Camping Fees
Contact: Joshua Tree National Park 74485 National Park Drive Twentynine Palms, CA 92277

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