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3.5 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)

~200 (+)

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

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Porcupine Wash

California | Joshua Tree

  • Scale Bud wildflower in Joshua Tree National Park.

Activities & Features


Porcupine Wash is a moderate hike in Joshua Tree National Park that is sure to please the whole family. This hike is a bit off the beaten path for the average park visitor, making it an ideal choice for hikers who want solitude. 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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