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Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National Park

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TripAdvisor
  • The access to the actual Arch Rock for which this portion of the park is named is quite steep and rocky. The terrain should be taken into account prior to making the ascent to Arch Rock. However, this...  more »
  • The rock formations in this area are a delight for amateur rock climbers. The rough surface (like coarse sandpaper) facilitate good traction with shoes. My two young grandchildren had a ball scamperin...  more »
  • Visited mid week so parking and access was not a problem. Parked in White Tank Campground (note to self - must camp here someday!). I can see that parking would be hard to come by on busy weekends! Pi...  more »
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  • A highlight of the park. The chaos is beautiful and nice to walk through. The arch is breathtaking.
  • There is a short 2/10 mile (0.3 km) round-trip hike to get to one of the few arches found in this park. The arch is not huge so don't expect it to be like the ones found in Utah. The arch has a couple of boulders laying against it you may not get any fantastic natural frame pictures. Still, an interesting site for a small effort. As with all hikes in Joshua Tree, bring water, wear sunblock and a hat as there is little or no shade depending on the time of day.
  • Loved the hike to arch rock and being able to climb on all the rocks here! Very pretty area.
  • It's a lovely place to take otitis during the day but I'm sure it's way better at night. The trail is difficult to follow but once you follow others, you'll quickly find the arch.
  • An amazing place to go at night. The view in the back drop of the milkway galaxy looks brilliant.