Arch Rock Nature Trail, Joshua Tree National Park

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  • Official Joshua tree NP map doesn't show this place although is one of the most popular places in this park. Map stop is names as twin tanks stop but the main trail there is easy trail to Arch Rock.....  more »
  • This was a fun trail - we got off the beaten track, and there are some good rock scrambles. The rock itself is pretty amazing when you think of the nature that surrounds it!  more »
  • Super fun area! My bf and I actually never found the arch rock because we got so distracted by all the rock formations on the way. Embarrassing, I know, but we had a blast exploring and climbing around the rocks. Coming around every corner and angle gave unique and stunning views. We’ll just have to come back to find the arch and try not to get too distracted. We ran into other hikers who couldn’t find it either, so it seems like this may be a common phenomenon. Also, for bathrooms, go to the nearby white tank campground.
  • So beautiful and an adventure. Make sure you take plenty of water and wear sunblock. It's a hike to get to the trail and it's open desert until then. Take lots of photos.

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