Skull Rock, Joshua Tree National Park

#3 of 11 in Nature in Joshua Tree National Park
Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
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  • Not a hike, it’s more of a site to behold. Take lots of pictures! Fun for the kids to see. Places to climb around if you want.  more »
  • Interesting geological formations. A lot of easy to claim rocks around main attraction. Some small cave like narrow passages.  more »
  • The skull rock itself is fine. Probably more interesting if you're under the age of 14. But the general area of Jumbo Rocks is cool and there's a big hike, so why not lay your eyes on a rock with eye sockets?
  • If you have any experience with climbing and such, its worth getting on top of not only the skull rock but also the nearest highest peak. Well, second highest at least. The highest I didn't try. What a view. I suggest sunrise once you've gotten up once already and know how it is. Absolutely amazing area.

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