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Joshua Tree National Park Van Tour
"Take a trip to the unique and pristine desert wonderland of this local national park. In the comfort of a 15-passenger van or enclosed SUV guests will see firsthand the contrast between the Colorado and Mojave Deserts while enjoying a running narration f unique vegetation mining history and wild west stories make this tour a must-see for the Palm Springs visitor. The tour includes stops at the Park Visitor Center for souvenirs Hidden Valley and Keys View for optional nature walks. Tour price includes water snacks entry fee to the park and pickup and drop-off from Palm Desert or select local resorts."""
From $119.00
 
Wildlands Preserve Nature Tour
"This tour starts with an 8am or 1pm departure time from Palm Desert. Along the way you will visit the Coachella Valley Preserve the Morongo Preserve and the Whitewater Preserve. Because of the concentration of water each locale offers a unique contrast to surrounding desert environs. Lush plant life wildlife water and fascinating geology are all part of this tour.Your expert guide will talk about the windmills the San Andreas Fault Indian Culture and whatever else strikes your interest. Wear comfy walking shoes as short
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Earthquake Canyon Express Downhill Bike Adventure
"The Earthquake Canyon Express – Riders are treated to a geologic extravaganza on this 20 mile tour that descends through the heart of the San Andreas Fault zone on a paved road to the heart of grape country near Mecca. There are no cross roads no turns and very little traffic which makes this a relaxing sightseeing adventure. Riders will see the stark beauty of the desert as they descend a total of 1200 feet over the route.The course takes riders from the transition zone between the Colorado an winds its way through the narrow canyon walls of Box Canyon and finishes with spectacular views of the Salton Sea Mt. San Jacinto the All-American Canal and the agriculture of the eastern Coachella Valley. The tour finishes with a visit to the Oasis Date Gardens for a date shake and restroom break."
From $105.00

Key's View Tips (15)

Keys View, northwestwards

From Joshua tree city, the road leads to Hidden Valley and further to Keys View. Keys View stands on the shoulder of Little San Bernardino Mountains at 1580 m of elevation and offers a view of...
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JLBG
May 15, 2005

Mojave

In the background of this photo, on the Coachella Valley floor, The San Bernardino National Forest can be seen. This part of the Joshua Tree National Park belongs to the Mojave (or Mohave) desert and...
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JLBG
May 15, 2005

Keys View, southwestwards

On the right of the photo, Indio can hardly be seen. On the far right, the Northern most tip of Salton Sea shows. You will see it better if you enlarge the photo. In the foreground, the slopes of...
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JLBG
May 15, 2005

Key's View

Key's View is an excellent place to end your day at Joshua Tree National Park. It's one of the tallest peaks in the park (over 5,000 feet) and offers spectacular views of the valley and surrounding...
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Erin74
Feb 25, 2004

Keys View

Head out to Keys View for an excellent view from the highest point that you can drive to inside the park. Summertime is almost guaranteed to be hazy but compared to lower elevations in the park the...
Echo_29
Aug 23, 2004

Key's View

Keys View offers a sweeping sight of a beautiful valley with mountains in the distance and on clear days the vista extends all the way to Mexico. This fantastic lookout, located at 5185 ft, is...
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Andraf
May 05, 2005

Keys View

This is one of the most popular spots in the park, and once you see the view, you'll know why. I was lucky enough to be here as the sun was setting, and some of the desert landscapes with the moon...
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PinkFloydActuary
May 25, 2007

Key's View

One of the most visited spots in the Park from which a panoramic view can be obtained on a clear day. We had been told that it was often too crowded to get close to the best viewing point but there...
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ranger49
Feb 19, 2008

Key's View

Key's View offers an excellent vantage point over Palm Springs and the Coachella valley. You drive up a gentle slope from the main high plain of the park until you come to this dramatic view over the...
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Jim_Eliason
May 03, 2016

Keys View

Sitting on the crest of the Little San Bernardino Mountains, his very short quarter mile hike will take you to a wonderful viewpoint of the Coachella Valley, and the mountains around it. This short...
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KimberlyAnn
Apr 28, 2005

Keys View

An easily accesible vista point. A car ride through the desert up a hillsaid and then just a short walk to the actual viewpoint. Sometimes the view is impeded by the Los Angeles smog, but on this day...
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zrim
May 05, 2003

Keys View

From Park Boulevard, turn south on Keys View Road and drive up to Keys View at 5,185 feet. Here you stand on the shoulder of Little San Bernardino Mountains looking southwest at Coachella Valley (Palm...
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mht_in_la
Oct 22, 2003
 
 
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Top 5 Joshua Tree National Park Writers

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"Joshua Tree NP, a plants Heaven"
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"Funny Trees and More"
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"Deep Into the Heart of Lightness"
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Things to Do Near Joshua Tree National Park

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Ryan Mountain

The Ryan Mountain trail is a 3 miles roundtrip leading to probably the best views in the park. The trail begins at Ryan Mountain parking area and climbs steadily. With a 1000-foot elevation gain over...
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Barker Dam

Barker Dam itself was a bit of a letdown and was not nearly as interesting as the trail leading to it. Barker Dam began as a catch basin to store water for the ranchers in the area. It was made into a...
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Skull Rock

It´s one of the most remarkable spots on this planet!! Just climb on one of these thousands of rockformations, and stare straight into one direction for 5 Minutes, I swear , you WILL believe, that...
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Living Desert Zoo

Having seen wildlife happy and active in their native habitats many times, I'm less interested in visiting zoos these days. Moreover, I lived in San Diego for eight years and visited the world's...
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Living Desert Botanical Gardens

Much of the effort of The Living Desert is to impress upon visitors the value of desert habitat. Along the walk that visits the zoo, there are a number of garden spots with desert botanicals, some of...
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