Hiking and 4wd trips in Joshua Tree National Park and surrounding area.

31 trips

“Base of Queen Mountain” Pictographs

“Base of Queen Mountain” Pictographs

Back in 2012, I decided to go out to Joshua Tree National Park and see if I could find a ...
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“Boulder” Camp

“Bighorn Boulder” Camp

Back in 2012, one of my mine exploring trips got canceled at the last minute, so I suddenly had some ...
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“Black Hands” Pictographs

“Black Hands” Pictographs

I found these solitary black pictographs hidden under a pile of granite boulders out in Joshua Tree National Park. The ...
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“Born Again” Pictographs

“Born Again” Pictographs

Hidden a few miles into the monzogranite maze wilderness of the Joshua Tree National Park lies the “Born Again” Pictograph site. It ...
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“Circle Sun Ledge” Pictographs

“Circle Sun Ledge” Pictographs

Hidden on a small and inconspicuous ledge, deep in the Joshua Tree wilderness, is an interesting pictograph site. When we ...
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“Hidden Indian Cave” Pictographs

“Hidden Indian Cave” Pictographs

A few years ago, I went out in search of this well-hidden rock shelter full of pictographs. It is the ...
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“Hollow Rock” Pictographs

“Hollow Rock” Pictographs

Back in 2010, we came across an unassuming large isolated granite boulder in Joshua Tree. There is no shortage of ...
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“Keystone Signpost” Petroglyphs

“Keystone Signpost” Petroglyphs

This lone petroglyph boulder is way out in a wash deep into the Joshua Tree wilderness. We suspect it served ...
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“Lost Pick” Prospector’s Camp

“Lost Pick” Prospector’s Camp

While hiking way out in the backcountry wilderness of Joshua Tree National Park, exploring buddy JP and I stumbled upon ...
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“Monolith Alcove” Pictographs

“Monolith Alcove” Pictographs

Not too long ago, I met up with DarthJenni and JP to do some exploring in the backcountry of Joshua Tree. We went ...
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“Moss” Mine

“Moss” Mine

Back in 2004, We met up with our friends Dan, Annie and Micah to explore an old mine out in the ...
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“Pleasant Valley” Pictographs

“Pleasant Valley” Pictographs

While hiking in the backcountry of Joshua Tree over the winter, the good folks over at Peregriff and I came across this ...
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“Ram on Rocks” Pictographs

“Ram on Rocks” Pictographs

Recently, I visited a very small native site in the backcountry of Joshua Tree. There is a larger habitation site not ...
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“Red Lady” Pictographs

“Red Lady” Pictographs

A while back, we visited a couple of pictograph sites in Joshua Tree. Both of these sites have red female ...
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“Sky Cross” Pictographs

“Sky Cross” Pictographs

Deep in the wilderness of Joshua Tree National Park is a site that I call the “Sky Cross” Pictographs. This is a ...
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“Southern Eagle” Pictographs

“Southern Eagle” Pictographs

The Dzrtgrls led a group of us on a trip to the southern Eagle Mountains to see an area they ...
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“Surprise Rock” Pictographs

“Surprise Rock” Pictographs

In early 2013, I was out hiking in the backcountry of Joshua Tree National Park and came across this solitary boulder with ...
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Alister’s Cave Pictographs

Alister’s Cave Pictographs

Alister’s Cave is a known pictograph site in the Wonderland of Rock area of Joshua Tree. The cave (really a ...
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Belden Arrastra and Petroglyphs

Belden Arrastra and Petroglyphs

I had looked for this arrastra some time ago but instead found another mining camp. That ended up being a good ...
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Black Eagle Mine

Black Eagle Mine

We met up with Lewis, Dan, and Jamie and Niki of Dzrtgrls fame for a short hike to an old forgotten mine site ...
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