Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National Park

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  • This is a very nice place to wander about the rocks and explore. You have a short walk through the rocks to actually find the Arch Rock. It's interesting to look at all the rock formations and wonder ...  more »
  • I asked the ranger at the visitor center of where to find the Arch Rock. I had an idea since I researched it online. Do you know what he said. He said, "There isn't enough parking there. If you want t...  more »
  • Go to the white Tank Camping Ground, although camping from and 5 miles to Arch Rock. At that time already the sky is dark, long ago expired. To get lost on the way from campsite waited for nightfall in a rock near. It was cold but beautiful starry sky is fantastic. I got a wonderful starry sky picture. Because gates was concerned was to release exit slow heart taking is possible.
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  • Interesting rocks/boulders. Very close from the parking area and not too hard to get to. You have ro so light very easy climbing to the arch rock. Great view of the sun setting on the rock too 🏜
  • A secret that the park rangers won't tell you about, due to very limited parking (5 spaces). Beautiful rock formations, including a natural arch. Explore off-trail near the arch for even better views and great rock scrambling with no expertise required.
  • Cool little natural arch with some actually informative geology placards along the nature trail to the arch. Not sure if I would take a side trip to see it but since I was at the White Tank campground, it was literally right there and couldn't be missed. Could see it getting crowded and less fun during the day, saw lots of people walking up there to check it out. Went during sunrise and had it all to ourselves.
  • A great place to spend a night. Being by 1st time there, I arrived before sunrise to find the infamous Arch Rock. Surprisingly, just a short hike from the North end of the campground is the Arch Rock. It's pretty large at a awkward angle for a normal photo. Thus, I shot a multi shot panorama face on to get it all in. Anyway, this place would be ideal for night photography with a clear sky and little moonlight.
  • Amazing rock formations on this hike. The boulders surface makes them easy to climb. These huge boulders sound hollow.
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