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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

If the parking lot is full, drive slightly pass it and park on the side of the road. It's good to explore the rocks a little out of the wag of the crowd. We picnicked on one of the rocks overlooking the jumbo rocks and it was pretty great.

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penang
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Note to readers: I sent this to JTNP's email address a few weeks ago and have received no response. Please let me know if you know how to send feedback to the NPS. Dear Joshua Tree National Park, I'm writing to provide feedback about JTNP after our visit last week.  If this isn't the appropriate email address to send feedback, could you let...

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Saint Louis
Reviewed 24 November 2016

First of all let me say this is a very unique campground and camping experience. This is one of the largest campgrounds in the park and this is fine for a nice or two. Beautiful location but also like a three-ring circus. The sites are surrounded by rocks everywhere but there is no restrictions on climbing and people are climbing...

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Corona del Mar, California
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

With the beauty around Jumbo Rocks such an inspiring reason to visit, why do people not respect each other and act like it's a freaking club every night? Our neighbors had a disco light and music going until 2am the first night and were up at 4:30 toake coffee each morning. I am not thrilled at having to school them...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

No water Toilets BBQs + tables Fire Pits (bring wood!) Privacy due to rocks Moonlight + stars No ranger Busy Great views all day and night Rock climbing Definitely recommended No grass Great base for Joshua Tree NP

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful campground. The location couldn’t be any better, as it was in the middle of the Joshua national tree park. There are many spots and all provided with a barbecue and a picknicktable. We arrived there in the morning at 11 (half august) and there were plenty of spots left. We loved the sunrises and sunsets. The red...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stayed here in August and it wasn't full so lovely and quiet. For those who don't know the US camping system works......you rock up and look for an empty camp spot, go back to the entrance and fill in the form in the box with the site number and put your money in the envelope (make sure you have...

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

***Camping with an RV at Jumbo Rocks Review*** We pulled into this National Park on a whim in October of 2016 on a Sunday afternoon, and were directed to Jumbo Rocks campground by one of the rangers. We have a 32ft fifth wheel and a long bed truck, and headed in through the West Entrance Station (we were driving eastbound...

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Burbank, California
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We had a great time. Clean and well maintained. We had another family with us and grabbed #'s 28 and 29. This worked out well. If you have a larger group this section would be perfect with 30 and 31 as they are kind of all together. If you want more privacy there were other sites that provided. Pit toilets...

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Burbank, California
Reviewed 28 September 2016

It was a bit tricky to find a spot when we arrived at midnight. We had to drive around the loops for about 15 minutes, and because the spot numbers are a bit small we had to shine the flashlight around to see/find them. But after that, we got set up and the next morning woke up to a beautiful...

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Address: Joshua Tree National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, CA 92277
Region: United States > California > Joshua Tree National Park
Number of rooms: 124
Also Known As:
Jumbo Rocks Campground Hotel Joshua Tree National Park
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“Even if the signs say they're all full, it's still worthwhile to take a look for yourself because people leave every day.”
 of 5 bubbles adrianl_11, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go on a Thursday, the sites fill up quick on the weekends.”
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“Chose a site away from little kids if you'd like to enjoy the quiet a little more!”
 of 5 bubbles audreys642, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles FloW68, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
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