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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This camping site is a ok option for this area. Reasonable price. $20 a day. The only problem is they only have toilets with no shower on the site. Try to get there early. They close the office at 4. Nice walking trails in the area. Family friendly.

Thank Ts S
Tappahannock, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looks like this campground is suffering from long term neglect! It's a great location a couple of miles off the main highway and with a great growth of Joshua trees making the vistas iconic and authentic vegetation abound to make it a memorable experience. However the roads are in disrepair with holes and wash outs, the sites are uneven, there...

1Thank northernneckinn
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The campground is in a nice spot and you seem to think you are in the backcountry when, in fact, you are a 15 min drive from supermarkets and strip malls. We stayed from a Tuesday to a Thursday and the place had an occupancy of about 30%, which was very nice as the sites are pretty close to one...

Thank 2010-Urbi-et-Orbi
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

This was my first time staying in an actual campsite at Joshua Tree. I would stay here again. $20/site per night. Pros: Very scenic and picturesque grounds, especially if you want to see a lot of Joshua trees. This is one of only two grounds, I believe, that has flushing toilets. I went in spring 2016 and the bathrooms were...

2Thank Angelina007
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I really wanted to like this camp ground. The restrooms were well maintained and the grounds were clean. There is potable water spigots located throughout. There are no showers here, but across from the Joshua Tree visitors center in town is a place that offers them for 7.5 minutes at a time for a small fee (Coyote Corner?, I believe...

2Thank Christian P
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We went in October 2016 for our first time to Joshua tree. The setup was very easy, they had bathroooms, a fire pit (bring your own wood), and a picnic table. Two great items to bring were extra chairs and some type of shelter, we brought a beach umbrella. Very nice experience over all. The negative side of the experience...

3Thank auroravz
New Jersey
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I visited Black Rock Canyon this August. The campground is located at the Joshua tree national park's northern end. The area is a great place to go if you want to do a day hike or a few days of camping. There are a few picnic tables and a visitor center in the main area and a few hiking trails...

1Thank Rgd973
Coquitlam, Canada
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This is an ideal campground if you're coming from LA area; it's the northwesternmost tip of Joshua Tree NP with great access from the highway as well as great access to trails from the campsite itself. No offroading required here. This place loses a star because it's not maintained well.

Thank Thade D
Riverside, California
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Black Rock Canyon Campground is a dry camping area within the Joshua Tree National Park. Campers are allowed tents, small trailers and RVs. The area is noted for hiking, photography and rock climbing. There are limited toilet facilities.

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Reviewed 6 June 2016

My wife and I decided to make an impromptu trip to Death Valley in the middle of March 2016 to see wildflowers, and decided to make a reservation at this campground in Joshua Tree NP as a stop along the way. I'm just getting around to writing the review now after finding my notes on the trip and reliving my...

4Thank Glenn R

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Address: 9800 Black Rock Canyon Road, Joshua Tree National Park, CA 92277-3597
Region: United States > California > Joshua Tree National Park
Number of rooms: 100
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“Sites towards the back of the grounds are a little more secluded, see map on the Park Service web site”
 of 5 bubbles 2010-Urbi-et-Orbi, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a site on higher ground, away from footpaths that lead to bathrooms if you want peace and quiet as well as better scenery.”
 of 5 bubbles thaded, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All sites have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Chuck8700, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try to look at all the campsites before choosing.”
 of 5 bubbles suru, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Buy your firewood locally, and make sure they store it in-doors!”
 of 5 bubbles H8560JMbrianc, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
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