Negro Hill Trail is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back 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 best used from March until October.

Distance: 1.1 miles Elevation Gain: 426 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly


nature trips


bird watching



wild flowers



no dogs

This is a good, quick and relatively easy scramble up the side of a hill. Watch for loose footing and spiky succulents, cholla, cacti, and any other pitfalls you may encounter. This is a great place to enjoy the cerulean sky, and to get away from the Disneylanders that flock in other more popular parts of the park. Negro Hill is definitely off the beaten path, and it rivals Ryan Mountain as the best view in the park. From the top you get a 360 that includes Queen Valley, Ryan Mountain, San G and Jac, Wonderland of rocks, Pine City, and much more. Be careful on the way down, it is harder going than it was coming up.

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