Hidden Valley
Hidden Valley
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Hans
Kwadendamme, The Netherlands2,916 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
The hidden valley walk is easy and about 1 mile in length. The scenery is beautiful and as it is a bit enclosed by rocks a bit warmer than outside the valley.
Written 8 June 2023
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TravelerCentralFLA
Clermont, FL1,338 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
My family and I hiked the Hidden Valley on our visit to Joshua Tree. The trail is a pretty easy hike and it wasn't very hot when we did the hike. One of the nice things is that many of the plants were flowering and there was more color and some lovely flower scents. Hidden Valley is the part of Joshua Tree people are most familiar with. It sits in the midst of some beautiful rock formations and it has a lot of plant life and wildlife. We did see many lizards, lots of bees around the flowering yucca, and a coyote. This is a wonderful hike and I highly recommend it.
Written 3 June 2023
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Laura D
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
This hike is beautiful- there are times when your not quite sure where to go - but it is gorgeous. Do not go in the dead of heat - it gets way to hot - we went in late afternoon, and it was perfect
Written 29 May 2023
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Ashley
Saint Paul, MN828 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
This hike was so fun! It was short but every turn included different rock formations to surprise you. We did the mile loop and the stop was pretty busy but the trail wasn’t crowded.
Written 19 March 2023
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Jessica Bensberg
Huntington Beach, CA2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Family
We did this trail on our last visit 2 years ago, and the kids, now age 10 and 6, requested it again. It’s a pretty easy one mile loop, lots of places to stop and explore a little while staying close to the trail. It’s very popular and the lot can fill up, a few basic bathrooms available, no running water. Great picnic area as well
Written 14 February 2023
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Carol S
Tucson, AZ25 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
Beautiful hike in a valley ringed by rocky hills. A warning for those with mobility issues, though - many reviewers call this an easy hike. If you have knee and ankle issues like me, it's more challenging than that. There are lots of stairs and rocks on the trail, and some of them are pretty big rises. You might need a friendly hand or a good walking stick to navigate some of it. It was definitely worth it, but - not so "easy" for me.
Written 28 December 2022
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Claudia10229
Dallas, TX430 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Lots of parking for this hike and plenty of picnic tables. The path is fairly well marked with signs. But it is important to still watch where you walk and where the path leads. Many people do create new paths and if you follow one of those, you might get lost. We followed one couple for awhile and then didn't see them but later when we were standing on a rock to take pictures, we noticed they they were going down another path. I yelled to them if they were okay and they said, no they were lost and going in circles. They were close to the real path but not on it, so just caution. Enjoyable hike, lots of nice boulders to see and Joshua Trees
Written 28 October 2022
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CanuckAlberta
Alberta638 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Our group really enjoyed the 45 minutes loop through hidden valley. Cool rock formations and vegetation with lot of opportunity to rock crawl if that is what you are looking for, perfect for families. We went around 9AM before it got to hot and found it quite comfortable. Lots of parking and restrooms on site.
Written 13 October 2022
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The_Wanderer1992
Columbia, MD1,822 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Couples
My husband and I hiked this trail on a Monday in mid May in early afternoon and it was not busy at all. It features rock formations and desert plants. We had plenty of times where we were the only ones on the path of what we could see. It was about a mile in length, but took about 45 minutes due to stopping and taking photos. Some parts of the trail are not well marked. We saw one chuckwalla.
Written 16 May 2022
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Esik
Boston, MA82 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Not too hard, mostly flat, but has an option to scramble some rocks for those who interested. Nice views, some blooming cacti. Definitely the highlight of our trip to Joshua Tree NP
Written 4 May 2022
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