Joshua Tree Peak Trail

MODERATE 3 reviews

Joshua Tree Peak Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Twentynine Palms, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
3.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1158 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

rock climbing

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

scramble

The Wilderness Travel Course put on by the Sierra Club each year conducts a Joshua Tree weekend training. They focus on navigation and rock scrambling techniques on this weekend of the 10 week course. This peak is a challenging destination of the annual weekend. You will begin the hike up a gorge, then up to a flat, followed by a steep hill, another Plateau, and a tough climb to the summit. The climb has a 1380 foot elevation gain to the peak and 4 mikes total. Joshua Tree is a National Park and entrance fees are required to enter the park. Established as a National Park in 1994, is named for the famous tree like cactus plant found throughout the park.