Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

Forests/Natural Areas in Joshua Tree

Cottonwood Spring

Cottonwood Spring Oasis, one of the best kept secrets in Joshua Tree National Park, is just seven miles from the southern entrance to the park. The spring, the result of earthquake activity, was used for centuries by the Cahuilla Indians, who left bedrock mortars and clay pots, or ollas, ...

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Ryan Mountain

The Ryan Mountain Trail leads southward from Sheep Pass one and a half miles to the summit of Ryan Mountain. The trail gains 1,061 feet as it ascends, ending at an elevation of 5,461 feet. It provides views of Lost Horse, Queen and Pleasant Valleys. The trail is rated ...

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