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Quail Mountain Trail is a 15.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Twentynine Palms, California that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Length 15.2 mi Elevation gain 2,217 ft Route type Out & Back

Backpacking

Camping

Hiking

Nature trips

Bird watching

Views

Off trail

No dogs

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Quail Mountain is the tallest peak in Joshua Tree National Park.  Much of this trip is off trail, as is many hikes in Joshua Tree. This is the desert, so  use common sense, consider what time of year you are going to attempt the hike, and bring much more water then you think you will need.

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Drew Cesario
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Hiking

The trail disappears but that’s what’s great about hiking in JT

Alexander Barnhart
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Geoff Pasley
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Once you reach the ranch, the trail is totally gone. At that point you are just guessing where to go. Interesting buildings on the way there.

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Chris Fisher
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Caitlin O'Brien
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Paul Melnikow
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Tim Westlund
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Alex La Bruno
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Scott S.
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Mary Toepfer
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Jordan Donohue
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Quentin Salinas
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Quentin Salinas
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Joshua Edelstein
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Brian W.
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