Jumbo Rocks  

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Jumbo Rocks       33°59’28”N  116°03’38”W Elevation 4349′

Piles of Boulders

Now THAT’S a jumbo rock!

Topographic map of area

Access:

Interstate 10 East to Hwy 62 North (Twentynine Palms Highway). Turn south into the park Joshua Tree Village. Follow the main road bearing south and east.

Facilities:

125 sites, no water. Crowded on weekends.

Season:

Open all year, most popular in Winter/Spring

Fees:

$5 camping fee in addition to the $10 entrance fee.

Nearby Hiking Trails:

Skull Rock: 1.7-mile loop trail begins at Jumbo Rocks Campground, just beyond loop E.

Nearby 4×4 Trails:

Geology Tour Road: The road turns south from the paved road 2 miles west of Jumbo Rocks Campground. The distance from the junction to Squaw Tank is 5.4 miles. This section is mostly downhill but bumpy and sandy. Starting at Squaw Tank, a 6-mile circular route can be taken that explores Pleasant Valley.

Comments:
This is the most popular (and most crowded) campground in the park.
Current Weather:
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Managing Agency:
National Park Service

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