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Boy Scout Trail

Joshua Tree National Park, CA 92277
+1 760-367-5500
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A wonderful and easy trail. Especially if you deviate and take the path leading to the wonderland... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
Asterixos
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San Francisco, California
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I did the hike from the south end at Keys West and ended at the Indian Cove was north trail head... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
sretniw
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San Francisco, California
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Joshua Tree National Park, CA 92277
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

A wonderful and easy trail. Especially if you deviate and take the path leading to the wonderland of rocks. Made me feel like Lara Croft exploring some desert! The area allows for some excellent backcountry camping as well.

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I did the hike from the south end at Keys West and ended at the Indian Cove was north trail head. The weather was cool and windy in exposed areas. I enjoyed the southern sector better where it was more scenic with Joshua Trees and...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We hiked the Boy Scout Trail when we were in Joshua Tree National Park. The desert scenery is very nice and its a good hike.

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Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We wanted to watch the sunset in J Tree and the Boy Scout Trail was the place to be. We did not actually hike the trail. There was a rock formation to the left of the parking lot and we scrambled to the top and...More

4  Thank AudienceofOne
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

Today we started at the Boy Scout Trailhead by Quail Springs and took the trail to Willow Hole and really enjoyed our 7.2 mile hike (3.6 miles out and back). After being on Boy Scout Trail for 1.25 miles there is a well marked sign...More

7  Thank foerster9
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Reviewed 5 February 2015

We dropped off one car at the Boy Scout Trailhead and drove the other to the start near Indian Cove. The almost-8-mile hike was a great way to spend a morning, traversing from the desert lowlands through the rocky canyons and then finishing in the...More

4  Thank BayouRnnr
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

This is an easy trail that wanders by the Wonderland of Rocks. There is so much of the beauty of the desert readily apparent along the trail. Every foot of the trail is surrounding by cacti and other vegetation. There are birds singing everywhere. We...More

2  Thank Sarah R
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

My wife and I love hiking this trail in Joshua Tree. The geological formations all around you just take your breath away. In the spring time you will see the most amazing flower blooms from this area. You can spend the whole day exploring around...More

6  Thank Lumerian
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Reviewed 7 December 2011

It's an 8-mile descent from them heartland of Joshua Tree do close to 49 Palms. A truly astonishing walk, the geography and geology appears ever-changing. Sometimes you are in a flat desert, the next in your own personal canyon, the next in a wash. It...More

6  Thank WindyinSancreed
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