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Queen Valley Road

Queen Valley Road, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
+1 760-367-5500
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Just a road....

This is a dirt road accessible by Barker Dam and Wall Street Mill - it has unlabeled dirt road turn... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2016
LA_dweller
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Joshua Tree, California
Easy dirt road drive, interesting sites

The few miles that the Queen Valley Road runs is an easy ride, even in most sedans. We had no... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2016
OregonStrider
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Portland, Oregon
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26 Mar 2016
“Just a road....”
6 Mar 2016
“Easy dirt road drive, interesting sites”
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Queen Valley Road, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

This is a dirt road accessible by Barker Dam and Wall Street Mill - it has unlabeled dirt road turn offs (Big Horn Pass Road & O'Dell Road) so if you don't have a plan or know where you are going it would be easy...More

2  Thank LA_dweller
Reviewed 6 March 2016

The few miles that the Queen Valley Road runs is an easy ride, even in most sedans. We had no problem at all while crossing a section of Joshua Tree on this dirt road. Joshua trees, granite boulders, lizards, road runners, desert tortoise and other...More

Thank OregonStrider
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We took Desert Queen Mine Road to Queen Valley Road today. Although there were lots of cars at the trailhead, we only passed three vehicles all at the same time. The road was easy to do in just a rental car. It gives you an...More

Thank 8675309bergman
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Queen Valley Road is a well maintained dirt road the runs east-west between the Parker Dam area and Desert Queen Mine Road; another good dirt road that heads south and reconnects with the paved Park Blvd. In dry weather, we had no problem traveling these...More

3  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 16 April 2014

This dirt road is very narrow - take care if you happen to encounter a vehicle coming from the opposite direction. Road was in good condition the day we were on it (last week of March). We drove all the way to the parking area...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Although this is in a heavily traveled area of the park, we didn't encounter a single other car on the road. We pulled out and explored at a couple of spots. Its a dirt road, but well groomed. We have a 4x4, but it didn't...More

2  Thank pba1
Reviewed 10 February 2013

This roadway was recommended by a park ranger in the visitor center. I drove a little more than half the distance on a cold, clear, gorgeous morning in February. Although there's nothing in the way of stupendous rocks or vegetation to "sink your teeth into,"...More

3  Thank Jim L
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