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Crest View Trail is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Joshua Tree, California that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from September until April.

Length 2.9 mi Elevation gain 173 ft Route type Out & Back
Hiking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Forest Views
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Brian Jenkins
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Easy trail in the higher elevation Upper Covington Flats area of JTNP. Cooler temperatures for summer hiking, and without all the tourists in the main sections of the park. Some of the largest Joshua Trees in the park, along with a great view of the Coachella Valley at the end of the trail when you reach the crest of the Little San Bernardino Mountains. An added bonus of some free n and easy dirt roads to reach the trailhead parking lot.

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Justin Schram
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Great trail. Nice view at the end. Only ones on the trail

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Dean MacKay
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Austin Wood
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Jeremy Farbota
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Jenn Stanley
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Sergio S
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Sergio S
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Meridith Mitchell
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Mike Cannata
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Nic Neat
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Meridith Mitchell
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Josh Bregman
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