Hike the Cap Rock Nature Trail

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The Cap Rock Nature Trail is a 0.5 mile hike in Joshua Tree National Park, a great introduction to what the park has to offer. Perfect for all ages and handicap accessible.

There are two Joshua Trees guarding the trail, which makes for a perfect photo op. There are some monzogranite rock formations (of which the park is famous for). Watch for bunnies and lizards! The trail is handicap accessible, so parents with young children in strollers or those in wheelchairs can enjoy this scenic route. The trail has sign posts that point out various desert features that parkgoers are typically unaware of. 

Distance

0.5 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

19 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Rock Climbing, Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Handicap Accessible
Scenic
Wildflowers

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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