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Lost Horse Valley

Joshua Tree National Park, CA
+1 760-367-5500
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Great hike among Joshua Trees of all sizes and shapes!

Excellent hike among Joshua Trees! We hiked the loop trail which passes by the mining equipment... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Kim C
via mobile
Many large Joshua Trees

We drove through this part of the park on our way to the Keys View viewpoint and enjoyed the views... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Seattle, Washington
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Located in Joshua Tree National Park this is a small-box canyon that provides great hiking trails.
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Joshua Tree National Park, CA
+1 760-367-5500

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent hike among Joshua Trees! We hiked the loop trail which passes by the mining equipment and building foundations. The desert is filled with colorful and abundant wildflowers this year. I enjoyed seeing the various shapes and sizes of Joshua Trees!

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We drove through this part of the park on our way to the Keys View viewpoint and enjoyed the views of the Joshua Trees and rock formations. We didn't have time for the trail out to the old mine, but the scenery is very good.

Thank GoAlong2
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We hiked the 2-mile trail to the mine and back, for a total 4-mile hike. I was disappointed in this trail - I thought that it was not particularly scenic and not an iota of shade anywhere (yes, I know...it's the desert!). I think my...More

Thank C-S-TravelersFromCA
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The loop is about 6 miles, with the mine about 2 miles in. Actual mine isn't super impressive, but the hike is a good one. We did see a big horn sheep on the mountain, which was awesome. Highly recommend this hike, I would repeat...More

Thank tazman1099
Reviewed 18 January 2017

There are a ton of different climbing areas in this section of JTree. There's a little more shade in some spots, like Mel's Diner, so good on a hot day, less good on a cold day when you're looking for sun to warm up your...More

Thank Katie O
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We were not expecting the crowds in Joshua Tree when we went Thanksgiving weekend and while I would not characterize myself as a misanthrope, the hoards of people and cars were bringing out these tendencies. We decided to do a longer hike earlier in the...More

Thank AlexisFelicite
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We went to the Lost Horse Valley.. There is a hiking trail that can take one to the top of Lost Horse Peak and to a well preserved gold mine called Lost Horse Miine.

Thank mini
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I went here on a recent trip. The drive up from Palm Springs isn't bad and the sites are great. This area has a lot oh Joshua trees which was pretty cool. I have never been in this type of desert before and really enjoyed...More

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The Aiguille de Joshua Tree is to the East of the Lost Horse Ranger Station which cannot be reached by car. This is not even on the visitor brochure, and if you Google it you can only find this attraction from the rock climbing websites,...More

Thank TonyChao
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This was a good walk with a bit of climbing but mostly flat. Great stone formations and of course Joshua Trees. There were a surprising number of people on this walk compared to everywhere else I went in the park. And pretty much everyone was...More

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