Barker Dam Nature Trail

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Barker Dam Nature Trail is a 1.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Twenty-nine Palms, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.

1.3 miles 75 feet Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

rock climbing

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Directions from Oasis Visitor Center: Follow Twentynine Palms Highway (62) westward to Joshua Tree. In Joshua Tree turn left on Park Boulevard, which becomes Quail Springs Road after crossing Alta Loma Drive. Follow Quail Springs Road to the improved road that leads to Hidden Valley Campground. Continue driving past the campground entrance about one mile to the Barker Dam Trail parking area

20 hours ago

Great trail if you have little ones in tow!

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9 days ago

A lot of heat and not much shade, but Barker Dam has an amazing view.

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1 month ago

Great for young hikers and climbers!! My adventurous boys (10,12,15) loved climbing on the rocks. Great combination of rocks and water.

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1 month ago

Easy, very interesting.

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