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Joshua Tree National Park Self-Driving Audio Tour

By 17 Mile Day Trips
Price was undefined, price is now AU$10

Features

Free cancellation available
4h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Multiple languages
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Masks required

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    GPS Map

  • What's included

    Audios and Text

  • What's included

    Online Support

  • What's excluded

    Admission to paid attractions

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Hidden Valley Nature Trail

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Cap Rock Nature Trail

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Split Rock Loop Trail

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Arch Rock Nature Trail

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Cottonwood Visitor Centre

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Keys Ranch

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Barker Dam Trail

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Wall Street Mill

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Sky's The Limit Observatory and Nature Centre

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Oasis Visitor Centre

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Desert Queen Mine

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Pine City Trail

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Palm Springs Visitor Centre

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Palm Springs Art Museum

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Palm Springs Walk of Stars

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Palm Springs Air Museum

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Coachella Valley Preserve

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - General Patton Memorial Museum

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Near public transport

  • Most travellers can participate

  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • Cottonwood Visitor Centre, Pinto Basin Rd, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277, USA

  • Departure time:

    7/27/2020 - 5/12/2022


    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM


What you can expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Joshua Tree Visitor Centre, 6554 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2500

Small park visitor facility with maps, exhibits, books, souvenirs & info on guided hikes.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Quail Mountain, California, USA

Quail Mountain, at 5,816 feet, is the highest mountain in Joshua Tree National Park and the highest point in the Little San Bernardino Mountains of the very southern reach of the Mojave Desert.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Samuelsons Rock, California 92252, USA

Samuelsons Rocks Trail is a 5.3 kilometre moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Twentynine Palms, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Willow Hole, California 92277, USA

Willow Hole Trail is a 10.9 kilometre heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Joshua Tree, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lost Horse Valley, California, USA

Lost Horse Valley is a valley in Joshua Tree National Park. It has been called “the centrepiece of the park” because of the quality of its stands of Joshua trees and its geological formations. It contains the Lost Horse Mine, of significant historic importance in the park.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hidden Valley Nature Trail, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277, USA

Hidden Valley is a self-guiding, one-mile loop trail that winds amongst massive boulders through what was believed to be a legendary cattle rustlers' hideout. It is one of the most popular and scenic hiking trails in Joshua Tree National Park. The area is also a popular rock-climbing area.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Crossroads Rock, California 92277, USA

Crossroads Rock lies at the crossroads of Quail Springs Road and Hidden Valley Campground. Note that the road has been re-routed to the south side of the formation, which has led to some confusion with first-time visitors trying to mesh guidebook descriptions to locate the routes.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lost Horse Mine, California, USA

Lost Horse Mine is a historic gold and silver mine in the Lost Horse Valley of Joshua Tree National Park. Between 1894 and 1931, it produced 10,000 ounces of gold and 16,000 ounces of silver. It was first developed by Johnny Lang, then by J.D. Ryan

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cap Rock Nature Trail, Keys View Road 33.98995527500128, -116.16362299537136, Joshua Tree National Park, CA 92277

Cap Rock and Gram Parsons Nature Trail is a 1.1 kilometre moderately trafficked loop trail located near Twentynine Palms, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Queen Mountain, California 92277, USA

Queen Mountain is a 10.0 kilometre moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Twentynine Palms, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is best used from October until May.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Skull Rock, California, USA

Skull-shaped desert granite rock formation with 2 depressions like eye sockets created by erosion.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Split Rock Loop Trail, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277, USA

Split Rock Loop Trail is a 3.1 kilometre heavily trafficked loop trail located near Twentynine Palms, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Arch Rock Nature Trail, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277, USA

Arch Rock Nature Trail is a 1.9 kilometre heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Twentynine Palms, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ocotillo Patch, California, USA

A 30-minute drive from Cottonwood Campground is the Ocotillo Patch, a roadside stand of cacti that put on a dramatic floral display after even a light rainstorm. The ocotillo, a Colorado Desert plant, can grow to over 15 feet tall, and its bright orange-red tubular flowers appear each spring. The Ocotillo Patch is on Pinto Basin Road

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mastodon Peak, California, USA

Mastodon Peak Loop Trail is a 4.2 kilometre heavily trafficked loop trail located near Mecca, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until October.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cottonwood Spring, California, USA

Cottonwood Spring Nature Trail is a 2.4 kilometre moderately trafficked loop trail located near Mecca, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cottonwood Visitor Centre, Pinto Basin Rd, Joshua Tree National Park, CA 92277

A gateway to trails in Cottonwood Spring, this small centre has a gift shop & park displays.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Keys Ranch Road, Joshua Tree National Park, CA

The Keys Ranch is the prime example of early settlement in the Joshua Tree National Park area. Bill Keys was the area's leading character, and his ranch is a symbol of the resourcefulness of early settlers. The ranch is an extensive complex of small frame buildings built between 1910 and Keys' death in 1969.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Barker Dam Trail, North of Barker Dam parking area, Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Barker Dam, also known as the Big Horn Dam, is a dam with water-storage reservoir located in Joshua Tree National Park in California. The dam was constructed by early cattlemen, including C. O. Barker, in 1900. It was raised in 1949 by rancher William F. Keys.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Wall Street Mill, Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Wall Street Mill Trail is a 3.9 kilometre heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Twentynine Palms, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sky's The Limit Observatory and Nature Centre, 9697 Utah Trail Near the North Entrance to Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277

Sky's The Limit Observatory & Nature Centre campus is open for individuals and families to walk the Nature and Wilderness Trails, explore the Orrery, and experience the Meditation Garden.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Oasis Visitor Centre, 74485 National Park Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3533

The Oasis Visitor Centre is one of the most historically significant visitor centers representing Joshua Tree National Park. Featuring the beautiful Oasis of Mara, the visitor centre was established in 1950 when the park was a still a National Monument. Along the nature trail and surrounding the unique visitor centre building, visitors can find many of the plants native to the area as well as plants established by the Serrano tribes. The park store is also the perfect place for a special keepsake.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Desert Queen Mine, Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree National Park, CA 92277

The Desert Queen Mine in the Colorado Desert was one of the more long-lived gold mines of Southern California's high desert region. The abandoned mine is located in Riverside County, California within the boundaries of the Joshua Tree National Park and is included on the National Register of Historic Places.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pine City Trail, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277, USA

Pine City Trail is a 6.6 kilometre moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Twentynine Palms, California that features beautiful wildflowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palm Springs Visitor Centre, 2901 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-1864

The Tramway Gas Station is a landmark former Enco service station in Palm Springs, California, United States, so named because of its location at the foot of Tramway Road, the lone road leading to the base of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, 1 Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway in Palm Springs, California, is the largest rotating aerial tramway in the world. It was opened in September 1963 as a way of getting from the floor of the Coachella Valley to near the top of San Jacinto Peak and was constructed in rugged Chino Canyon.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 N Museum Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-5659

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway in Palm Springs, California, is the largest rotating aerial tramway in the world. It was opened in September 1963 as a way of getting from the floor of the Coachella Valley to near the top of San Jacinto Peak and was constructed in rugged Chino Canyon.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palm Springs Walk of Stars, 10 N. Palm Cayon Drive, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262

The Palm Springs Walk of Stars is a walk of fame in city centre Palm Springs, California, where “Golden Palm Stars”, honouring various people who have lived in the greater Palm Springs area, are embedded in the pavement pavement.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palm Springs Air Museum, 745 N Gene Autry Trl, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-5464

The Palm Springs Air Museum, is a non-profit educational institution in Palm Springs, Riverside County, California. The Museum's mission is to exhibit, educate and eternalize the role of the World War II combat aircraft and the role the pilots and American citizens had in winning the war.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Coachella Valley Preserve, 29200 Thousand Palms Canyon Road, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA

Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge is a 3,709-acre protected area in the Coachella Valley, located east of Palm Springs near Palm Desert, California.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: General Patton Memorial Museum, 62510 Chiriaco Rd, Chiriaco Summit, CA 92201, USA

The General George S. Patton Memorial Museum, in Chiriaco Summit, California, is a museum erected in tribute to General George S. Patton on the site of the entrance of Camp Young, part of the Desert Training Centre of World War II.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Coxcomb Mountains, California, USA

The Coxcomb Mountains are a mountain range located in eastern Riverside County, Southern California.

Duration: 10 minutes

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  • Joshua Tree
  • Palm Springs California

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    • Joshua Tree Visitor Center, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, USA
    • Palm Springs California

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