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A lookout point located a couple of thousand feet above Joshua Tree National Park that provides incredible views of sunrise and sunset.
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Joshua Tree National Park, CA
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+1 760-367-5500
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All reviews coachella valley the san andreas fault palm springs nice view viewing area joshua tree paved path parking lot vista point easy drive viewing point fault line worth the short drive worth the trip highest point views are amazing main park road
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I join the small minority who consider this attraction / viewing point as just average. Had it not been for my wife, who really wanted to see this attraction, I would've just (unknowingly of course) driven past the turnout to come up here. I am...More

Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view overlooking Palm Springs and the whole valley was really fun. I could have sat at the benches on top of the overview for a long time. So peaceful and panoramic. My husband couldn’t climb the stairs to the top, but there was still...More

Thank h0mefree2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Key's View is the best drive-up vista in Joshua Tree National Park. From the top you can see the Coachella Valley and the San Andreas Fault. You can also catch a view of Southern California's two highest mountains, Mount San Jacinto and Mount Gorgonio. On...More

Thank ChrissiH
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great view of where the San Andreas fault lies. It was very windy when we where there but the view was amazing and great photo ops.

Thank Ray Y
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

My friend and I came here for our first sunset in Joshua Tree. It was a beautiful sunset that overlooked the valley. The one downside was that it is extremely hazy, and therefore takes some beauty away from the place. The next day, we hiked...More

Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

It takes you off the main road, but it is worth of. Spectacular views on the valley and Palm Springs. Do not hesitate to spend a little time to visit this part of the national park.

Thank Goran H
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

A little off the main park road loop is worth driving to. Go passed Cap Rock to a Great view over the Coachella Valley and the San Andreus Fault. There is a short walk up to a paved viewing area. We were there in Summer...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Be forewarned: there are more tourists than parking spots, which are quite wide (i.e., they could squeeze some more spaces in there), even surprisingly after the holidays are over, even late in the day, as those who got a spot tend to stay awhile without...More

Thank brifd1
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Worth the trip. The vast view over the Fault is both peaceful and beautiful. Nothing quite like it in the National Park.

Thank Søren M
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The views are wonderful at the top. The road to the Key View is good. The temperature is cooler. We spent about 30 minutes at Key Views. Bathrooms are available. There is a bench you take pictures with the views. It is a must in...More

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Anywhere but Jumbo Rocks. Some people may not mind it, but there is a continual flow of cars driving through, people asking if they would mind if they pitched their tent on your site because the campsite is full, people... More
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