Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

Geology Tour Road

Geology Tour Road begins along Utah Trail two miles west of Jumbo Rocks Campground. Turn southward from the paved road to follow Geology Tour Road. (A brochure describing the route is available at this turn.) From Queen Valley the road descends slowly, on a bumpy and sandy path, into Pleasant Valley. It is five and a half miles from the paved road to Squaw Tank. This is where the loop begins. At Squaw Tank follow the road eastward. The loop is .6 miles long and leads through Pleasant Valley.

Joshua Tree National Park, 74485 National Park Drive , Twentynine Palms, CA, 92277, Phone: 760-367-5529, Fax: 760-367-6392


Directions from Oasis Visitor Center: Follow Utah Trail southward to a fork in the road. Bear right toward Jumbo Rocks Campground. Pass the campground and continue driving two miles to a side road leading southward. This is Geology Tour Road.