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Sightseeing

See separate section below for our suggested National Park Highlights.
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Джошуа—Трі
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See separate section below for our suggested National Park Highlights.
A western film & tv set created by Roy Rogers and Gene Autrey in the 1950's. Right behind Pappy & Harriet's, it's well worth a stroll down "Mane Street."
Pioneertown
53688 Pioneertown Road
A western film & tv set created by Roy Rogers and Gene Autrey in the 1950's. Right behind Pappy & Harriet's, it's well worth a stroll down "Mane Street."
This quirky outdoor sculpture park features an offbeat collection of found folk-art assemblages, all created by the legendary desert art pioneer.
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Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum
62975 Blair Lane
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This quirky outdoor sculpture park features an offbeat collection of found folk-art assemblages, all created by the legendary desert art pioneer.
A large freestanding boulder that covers 5,800 square feet of ground and is seven stories high. Purported to be the largest free standing boulder in the world.
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Giant Rock CA
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A large freestanding boulder that covers 5,800 square feet of ground and is seven stories high. Purported to be the largest free standing boulder in the world.
This 38 feet tall cupola structure designed by ufo-ologist and contactee George Van Tassel, who claimed the Integratron was capable of rejuvenation, anti-gravity and time travel. This acoustically impeccable building is now available for 'sound baths'. Make reservations well in advance.
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Integratron
2477 Belfield Boulevard
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This 38 feet tall cupola structure designed by ufo-ologist and contactee George Van Tassel, who claimed the Integratron was capable of rejuvenation, anti-gravity and time travel. This acoustically impeccable building is now available for 'sound baths'. Make reservations well in advance.
Permanent vendors set up every weekend selling their wares. More junk than treasure, but a true cultural experience into the underbelly of the hi desert. Just minutes away.
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Sky Village Outdoor Marketplace
7028 Theatre Rd
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Permanent vendors set up every weekend selling their wares. More junk than treasure, but a true cultural experience into the underbelly of the hi desert. Just minutes away.
An eclectic assortment of crocheted animals & other creations in a converted drive-thru photo stand.
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World Famous Crochet Museum
61855 California 62
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An eclectic assortment of crocheted animals & other creations in a converted drive-thru photo stand.
One of the few remaining. This cash-only drive-in movie theater features new releases & concessions including popcorn & hot dogs.
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Smiths Ranch Drive-In Theater
4584 Adobe Road
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One of the few remaining. This cash-only drive-in movie theater features new releases & concessions including popcorn & hot dogs.
If you like Orchids-this is a wonderful place. So many orchids to enjoy and other plants as well.
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Gubler Orchids
2200 Belfield Boulevard
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If you like Orchids-this is a wonderful place. So many orchids to enjoy and other plants as well.
Well recognized as an important wildlife corridor. Perennial water within the area provides a much-needed stopping point for migrating birds and is essential to the survival of a wide variety of birds, mammals, insects, amphibians, and reptiles. It is an internationally-recognized birding site, host to over 240 species. Very easy hiking on well maintained paths.
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Big Morongo Canyon Preserve
11055 East Drive
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Well recognized as an important wildlife corridor. Perennial water within the area provides a much-needed stopping point for migrating birds and is essential to the survival of a wide variety of birds, mammals, insects, amphibians, and reptiles. It is an internationally-recognized birding site, host to over 240 species. Very easy hiking on well maintained paths.

Restaurants

Our favorite, by far. Woodfired grill American fare amid rustic decor, plus extras including drinks in mason jars & live music every night. Reservations are a must. Check calendar for performer schedule.
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Pappy & Harriet's
53688 Pioneertown Road
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Our favorite, by far. Woodfired grill American fare amid rustic decor, plus extras including drinks in mason jars & live music every night. Reservations are a must. Check calendar for performer schedule.
Gourmet food in Landers. They don't do reservations, you'll probably need to wait - but worth it!
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La Copine
848 Old Woman Springs Rd
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Gourmet food in Landers. They don't do reservations, you'll probably need to wait - but worth it!
Creative spins on diner classics, including vegan options, served in a chill, quirky setting. Beer & wine.
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Crossroads Cafe
61715 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Creative spins on diner classics, including vegan options, served in a chill, quirky setting. Beer & wine.
Historic location near the east entrance to the park. Indoor and poolside dining. Live music. Much of the food is grown right there.
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29 Palms Inn
73950 Inn Avenue
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Historic location near the east entrance to the park. Indoor and poolside dining. Live music. Much of the food is grown right there.
Excellent coffee house and breakfast spot. Sometimes live music in the evenings.
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Frontier Café
55844 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Excellent coffee house and breakfast spot. Sometimes live music in the evenings.
Healthy & tasty faire. Order at the counter for indoor/outdoor dining, or take out.
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Natural Sisters Cafe
61695 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Healthy & tasty faire. Order at the counter for indoor/outdoor dining, or take out.
Local favorite. Nearby, and they deliver.
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2 Guys Pies Brick Oven Pizzeria
56969 Yucca Trail
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Local favorite. Nearby, and they deliver.
Authentic Mexican. Indoor & Outdoor dining. Local favorirte.
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Las Palmas Mexican Cuisine
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Authentic Mexican. Indoor & Outdoor dining. Local favorirte.
Middle eastern cuisine. Closeby and never crowded.
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Yucca Kabob and Hookah
57345 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Middle eastern cuisine. Closeby and never crowded.
Best sushi in the hi-desert. Also poke bar.
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Kimi Grill
54850 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Best sushi in the hi-desert. Also poke bar.
Thai standards like noodle-stir fries, plus some Chinese items like chow mein.
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Royal Siam Cuisine Thai Restaurant
61599 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Thai standards like noodle-stir fries, plus some Chinese items like chow mein.
Caribbean and New American comfort food.
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Kitchen in the Desert
6427 Mesquite Ave
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Caribbean and New American comfort food.
Burgers, steaks, seafood & sandwiches served in a quirky joint with pool, darts & an Old West vibe. Live music & karaoke.
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Joshua Tree Saloon
61835 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Burgers, steaks, seafood & sandwiches served in a quirky joint with pool, darts & an Old West vibe. Live music & karaoke.
Pool tables and friendly dogs complement the decor you would expect to find in a place located on a dirt road in the more sparse section of Landers. No full menu.
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Landers Brew Co
1388 Golden Slipper Ln
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Pool tables and friendly dogs complement the decor you would expect to find in a place located on a dirt road in the more sparse section of Landers. No full menu.
Fresh food, large menu. Order at the counter. Dining room loaded with local art. Breakfast & lunch only.
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Cali Greens Cafe
57754 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Fresh food, large menu. Order at the counter. Dining room loaded with local art. Breakfast & lunch only.
Very close by. Specializing in seafood dishes. Full bar.
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La Palapa Mexican Restaraunt
57173 Sunnyslope Dr
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Very close by. Specializing in seafood dishes. Full bar.

Shopping & Art

Just a couple minutes away down Old Woman Springs Rd. Permanent vendors set up every weekend selling their wares. More junk than treasure, but a true cultural experience into the underbelly of the hi desert.
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Sky Village Outdoor Marketplace
7028 Theatre Rd
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Just a couple minutes away down Old Woman Springs Rd. Permanent vendors set up every weekend selling their wares. More junk than treasure, but a true cultural experience into the underbelly of the hi desert.
Great people and awesome finds. Their little set up here is curated beautifully! Be sure to check on the Wonder Valley oil shop while you’re in there.
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The Station Joshua Tree
61943 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Great people and awesome finds. Their little set up here is curated beautifully! Be sure to check on the Wonder Valley oil shop while you’re in there.
Bohemian modern furniture - mid century inspired. Interior, exterior, hand crafted, local.
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Acme 5 Lifestyle
55870 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Bohemian modern furniture - mid century inspired. Interior, exterior, hand crafted, local.
Certified organic produce and local arts & crafts, plus live music.
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Joshua Tree Certified Farmers' Market
61705 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Certified organic produce and local arts & crafts, plus live music.
A furniture showroom and evolving space for unique perspectives in design and art. A lifestyle product assortment including artisan apothecary, ceramics and globally sourced textiles.
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Shop on the Mesa
56636 Twentynine Palms Highway
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A furniture showroom and evolving space for unique perspectives in design and art. A lifestyle product assortment including artisan apothecary, ceramics and globally sourced textiles.
Cactus Mart is a plant emporium featuring cacti, succulents, tools, supplies, decor, and more.
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Cactus Mart and Morongo Hardware
49889 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Cactus Mart is a plant emporium featuring cacti, succulents, tools, supplies, decor, and more.
Magical shop near Joshua Tree featuring fun vintage, designer, & handmade pieces.
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The End
55872 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Magical shop near Joshua Tree featuring fun vintage, designer, & handmade pieces.
Eclectic record store, comic books, band t-shirts, & tikis!
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The Hoodoo
55866 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Eclectic record store, comic books, band t-shirts, & tikis!
An antique mall with a full range of antiques and collectables, furniture, knick-knacks, books & art.
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Pioneer Crossing Antiques
55854 Twentynine Palms Highway
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An antique mall with a full range of antiques and collectables, furniture, knick-knacks, books & art.
Men's & women's apparel boutique offering an eclectic selection mixing western & bohemian styles.
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Hoof & The Horn
55840 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Men's & women's apparel boutique offering an eclectic selection mixing western & bohemian styles.
Herb Shoppe and EcoMarket -- Apothecary, Aromatherapy Bar, Local Art and Gift, Body Care, Gourmet Chocolate.
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Grateful Desert Apothecary, Herb Shop and Eco Market
61695 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Herb Shoppe and EcoMarket -- Apothecary, Aromatherapy Bar, Local Art and Gift, Body Care, Gourmet Chocolate.
For your Joshua Tree experience. Books, Guides, Maps, Toys, Candy, Gifts, Souvenirs, Camping Gear, Supplies, T-Shirts, Hoodies, Hats .
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Coyote Corner
6535 Park Boulevard
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For your Joshua Tree experience. Books, Guides, Maps, Toys, Candy, Gifts, Souvenirs, Camping Gear, Supplies, T-Shirts, Hoodies, Hats .
Our favorite of the antique / vintage shops. Dawn is the vintage queen.
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Route 62 Arts & Antiques
55635 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Our favorite of the antique / vintage shops. Dawn is the vintage queen.
Fine Collectibles & Consignment - Something for every room in your home
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ArtFx & Furnishings
55836 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Fine Collectibles & Consignment - Something for every room in your home
This gift shop offers consignment items as well as unique finds. Their books and cards take the cake. You can find anything from candles, scarves, scents, to art, books, and writing implements. Nice art gallery in the back room.
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Mincing Mockingbird
61675 Twentynine Palms Highway
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This gift shop offers consignment items as well as unique finds. Their books and cards take the cake. You can find anything from candles, scarves, scents, to art, books, and writing implements. Nice art gallery in the back room.
Well stocked thrift and vintage shop. Great prices and awesome owner.
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Holly's Trading Post
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Well stocked thrift and vintage shop. Great prices and awesome owner.
Bohemian fashion. Shop tunics, tops, jumpsuits, dresses, tanks, shorts, skirts, sweaters and jewelry for a bohemian look.
Jen's Pirate Booty
61729 Twentynine Palms Highway
Bohemian fashion. Shop tunics, tops, jumpsuits, dresses, tanks, shorts, skirts, sweaters and jewelry for a bohemian look.
A bit of an artist’s playground, converted from an old motel out in the desert. Shari Elf is the woman behind Art Queen who makes art from recycled thrift store or flea market finds.
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Art Queen
61855 Twentynine Palms Highway
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A bit of an artist’s playground, converted from an old motel out in the desert. Shari Elf is the woman behind Art Queen who makes art from recycled thrift store or flea market finds.
A locally owned art gallery and performance space in 'downtown' Joshua Tree. Check for current programming.
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Taylor Junction
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A locally owned art gallery and performance space in 'downtown' Joshua Tree. Check for current programming.
Petite space that packs a huge, super hip punch with some of the tastiest work in town. And owner Colleena is a gracious, glimmering gem.
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La Matadora Gallery
61857 CA-62
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Petite space that packs a huge, super hip punch with some of the tastiest work in town. And owner Colleena is a gracious, glimmering gem.
Initiated by intrepid artists and old friends Mark Todd and Aaron Smith, the gallery showcases emerging and established artists. Behind the Mincing Mockingbird shop, downtown JT.
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Hey There Projects
61675 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Initiated by intrepid artists and old friends Mark Todd and Aaron Smith, the gallery showcases emerging and established artists. Behind the Mincing Mockingbird shop, downtown JT.
Built in 1936, this historic adobe building has been home to the oldest arts organization in the hi desert since 1963.
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29 Palms Art Gallery
74055 Cottonwood Drive
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Built in 1936, this historic adobe building has been home to the oldest arts organization in the hi desert since 1963.
This new space is largest and most state-of-the-art gallery, arts creation, and arts education facility in the area.
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Yucca Valley Visual & Performing Arts Center
58325 CA-62
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This new space is largest and most state-of-the-art gallery, arts creation, and arts education facility in the area.
The Highway 62 Open Studio Art Tours is a must see, select weekends in April and October. The 2nd largest event of its kind in California. www.hwy62arttours.org
Morongo Basin Art Council
61607 Twentynine Palms Highway
The Highway 62 Open Studio Art Tours is a must see, select weekends in April and October. The 2nd largest event of its kind in California. www.hwy62arttours.org

Essentials

Knowledgeable staff, great inventory, and reasonable prices.
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Joshua Tree Health Foods
61693 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Knowledgeable staff, great inventory, and reasonable prices.
Awesome health food store and friendly staff. This is a great local spot for health foods, vitamins and supplements, natural toiletries, and health books.
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Sue's Health Foods
56840 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Awesome health food store and friendly staff. This is a great local spot for health foods, vitamins and supplements, natural toiletries, and health books.
The largest and best grocery option in the hi-desert, and just minutes away from Sweet Rock Ranch.
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Vons
57590 Twentynine Palms Highway
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The largest and best grocery option in the hi-desert, and just minutes away from Sweet Rock Ranch.
Great wine selection and gourmet snacks. They deliver!
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Desierto Alto
55827 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Great wine selection and gourmet snacks. They deliver!
Small shop also rents quality camping and other outdoor gear and clothing.
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Joshua Tree Outfitters
61707 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Small shop also rents quality camping and other outdoor gear and clothing.

Yoga

Instant Karma offers a wide variety of yoga classes for all levels of practice.
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Instant Karma Yoga
61738 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Instant Karma offers a wide variety of yoga classes for all levels of practice.
Yoga studio offers a variety of wellness classes including Vinyasa flow, Hatha, Yin, Tri-yoga, Barre Sculpt, and Pilates.
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Cedar & Sage Wellness Studio
55823 Twentynine Palms Highway
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Yoga studio offers a variety of wellness classes including Vinyasa flow, Hatha, Yin, Tri-yoga, Barre Sculpt, and Pilates.

Coffee

We do great pizza and great coffee. What else do you want?
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Giant Rock Meeting Room & Coffee House
1141 Old Woman Springs Rd
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We do great pizza and great coffee. What else do you want?
The best-tasting, freshest organic coffee. Limited outdoor seating only.
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Joshua Tree Coffee Company
61738 Twentynine Palms Highway
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The best-tasting, freshest organic coffee. Limited outdoor seating only.

Joshua Tree National Park Highlights

A large staircase from the parking area reveals a stunning view of the park.
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Keys View
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A large staircase from the parking area reveals a stunning view of the park.
On the main road, easy to see from the car.
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Skull Rock
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On the main road, easy to see from the car.
Reservations required. A ranger will take you into the life of JT's most celebrated pioneers.
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Keys Ranch
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Reservations required. A ranger will take you into the life of JT's most celebrated pioneers.
Easy loop hike visits a small foreign-looking reservoir with a fascinating back story.
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Barker Dam
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Easy loop hike visits a small foreign-looking reservoir with a fascinating back story.
Expansive range of monzogranite rock formations, reachable by the Willow Hole Trail.
Wonderland of Rocks
Expansive range of monzogranite rock formations, reachable by the Willow Hole Trail.
A great place to stop for an introduction to Joshua Tree. There is a short .3 nature trail with views of rocks and trees. Gram Parsons and Keith Richards hung out here looking for UFOs.
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Cap Rock
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A great place to stop for an introduction to Joshua Tree. There is a short .3 nature trail with views of rocks and trees. Gram Parsons and Keith Richards hung out here looking for UFOs.
This is the closest entrance, but can get crowded. If it's a busy day, and you're doing the full loop, consider the 29 Palms entrance.
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West Entrance Station
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This is the closest entrance, but can get crowded. If it's a busy day, and you're doing the full loop, consider the 29 Palms entrance.
Worth walking through if you're visiting the south side of the park.
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Cholla Cactus Garden
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Worth walking through if you're visiting the south side of the park.
Popular campsite. Great rock climbing and, yes, jumbo rocks.
Jumbo Rocks
Popular campsite. Great rock climbing and, yes, jumbo rocks.
Beautiful and easy loop trail, a little longer than Barker Dam.
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Hidden Valley Nature Trail
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Beautiful and easy loop trail, a little longer than Barker Dam.
East entrance to the park. Less waiting in line on busy weekends.
Twentynine Palms Fee Entrance
East entrance to the park. Less waiting in line on busy weekends.
The trail to the peak is a strenuous hike, ascending 1,050 feet in 1.5 miles. Ryan Mountain is a popular attraction in the park, because it leads to panoramic views of Pinto Basin, Lost Horse Valley, Queen Valley, and Pleasant Valley.
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Ryan Mountain Trail
Park Boulevard
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The trail to the peak is a strenuous hike, ascending 1,050 feet in 1.5 miles. Ryan Mountain is a popular attraction in the park, because it leads to panoramic views of Pinto Basin, Lost Horse Valley, Queen Valley, and Pleasant Valley.
Spring-fed oasis accessed by a moderate nature trail in desert terrain, the historic site of Indian & other settlement.
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Oasis of Mara
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Spring-fed oasis accessed by a moderate nature trail in desert terrain, the historic site of Indian & other settlement.
A 7.8 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate difficulty.
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Boy Scout Trail
64568 Park Blvd
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A 7.8 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate difficulty.