Oasis of Mara Nature Trail

EASY 23 reviews
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Oasis of Mara Nature Trail is a 0.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Twentynine Palms, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from October until May.

DISTANCE
0.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
16 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

views

wildlife

historic site

no dogs

hiking
4 months ago

On the advice of a park volunteer, we stopped here. Attached to the visitor's center, it is just a simple concrete path through the Oasis. Unlike most trails, this one lacks the informational posts about Flora and fauna. Instead you will find some sort of literary arts project on what looks to be informational posts, a bit of a head scratcher if you ask me. I'd skip this in the future.

walking
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

very short walk, attached to the Joshua Tree visitor center, attached to this trail is a path that leads to the 29 palms art gallery, where there is a sign that says Native American women used to walk that way to the Oasis to gather water, nothing too exciting on that end of the trail and it's not paved like the regular trail.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Nice cemented walk. Flat and easy. Goes by the fan palms. Went on the ranger walk with Cynthia which made it very worthwhile. She explained a lot of that weren't on the signs. Behind the Oasis visitor center so there is running water in the bathrooms!

Sunday, March 12, 2017

GreT for dog walks

walking
Saturday, January 21, 2017

Very easy nature trail (wide cement walkway) that recounts the history of the area and sadly notes that the water currently supporting the remaining palms in the oasis has to be provided by the Park Service because the spring that once provided water naturally has dried up due to human activity. Follow the story of two doomed lovers as you walk around the loop.

walking
Saturday, November 12, 2016

Easy walk to enjoy with pets, small children or even to get the blood flowing after a long drive!

hiking
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Great for family with kids.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Simple walk on very easy trail. If you don't see wildlife then you must be in a noisy group because there's always something to see along this walk. Make sure you keep all your senses open because you'll usually hear many varieties of birds too.

walking
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Lots of wildlife on this easy nature walk. Quail, lizards, rabbits, & squirrel - make sure to go early or late to see the most wildlife.

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