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Awesome Story. Hidden Gem

I love old graves so this is an awesome thing to see in the middle of the desert. Be sure to read... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Miami, Florida
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Johnny Lang's Gravesite

Located on the right side of keys view Rd if you're coming in from the Oasis visitor center. About... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2016
Claudia A
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24 Feb 2018
“Awesome Story. Hidden Gem”
15 Aug 2016
“Johnny Lang's Gravesite”
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Keys View Road, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I love old graves so this is an awesome thing to see in the middle of the desert. Be sure to read his story.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Located on the right side of keys view Rd if you're coming in from the Oasis visitor center. About 100 ft before passing Lost Mine Rd. It was a great scavenger hunt for my family and I. Keep your eyes open!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Claudia A
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Hard to find and that makes it cool- Really cool! At first I couldn't figure out the riddle and was will to return Initially I thought the grave and headstone was near the trail If you read carefully, you'll discover where to search. Look for...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank Summerasalifestyle
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I saw this on Tripadvisor and added it to our list. We got to Joshua Tree National Park and asked the ranger at the ticket booth where it was...and he had no idea. All I had were some street names from this site. Thank goodness...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Cassandra C
Reviewed 7 December 2014

This grave site is not clearly marked as an exhibit, nor does it have a pullout. It's located just west of the Lost Horse Mine Road. The etchings in the white grave marker are fading over time, but apparently a cool place to stop for...More

Date of experience: December 2014
5  Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Located on the west side of Keys View Road directly across from the dirt road spur to the trailhead for Lost Horse Mine Trail, the lonely tombstone marks the final resting spot for Johnny Lang, a shady local prospector, where his body was found three...More

Date of experience: March 2014
8  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 1 April 2010

It is a small spot along the side of the road, across from the entrance of the Lost Horse Mine. It is where Johnny Lang died on his way to "get some grub". His body has long since been remove due to grave robbers. A...More

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