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1.5 miles

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

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Skull Rock Trail

California | Joshua Tree

  • Skull Rock in Joshua Tree National Park.

Activities & Features


Skull Rock Trail is an easy family friendly hike in Joshua Tree National Park that offers hikers up close view of the park's geology. Hikers can expect massive boulder piles, desert washes, and of course a rock formation known as Skull Rock. 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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