Cottonwood Spring Oasis, Joshua Tree National Park

4.5
#6 of 9 in Nature in Joshua Tree National Park
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  • Cottonwood Spring Oasis is about a 1/2 mile from the Cottonwood Visitor Center. Here is also the start of two trails: Lost Palms Oasis and Mastodon Peak. At the starting point you immediately walk into the oasis you marvel at the difference of this place with the other places in the park. Unique and worthwhile staying a little longer before you start a trail. It is wonderfully cool and on a warm day this is a breath of relief with the rest of the park where shade occurs sporadically and the middle of the day is very warm.
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  • Don't go in the area without proper shoes, flip-flops are disqualified. Loved the overgrown palm trees that have not been trimmed - not all the old palms wacked off. Just walked a short way into the a...  more »
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  • Camped here twice in tent at Cottonwood Campground close by. Very peaceful and great place to do some hikes to explore the desert and rock formations. I stayed here in the summer, yes it was hot but arrived in the late afternoon and the evenings were actually quite pleasant when the sun went down. Great sunsets and best stargazing I ever seen after dark.
  • Nice place for soft hikking. Great views. You can feel really desert athmosphere.

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