Early spring in the deserts of Southern California create a wonderful time to explore Joshua Tree National Park. We have reserved sites on a loop nestled among the towering and enchanting rock formations of Jumbo Rocks. Our campsite is centrally located within the park so we'll have easy access to miles of hiking and biking trails. We'll be surrounded by large Joshua trees and some of the most bizarre and unusual rock formations in the southwestern states. You'll be amazed by all the cacti, pine trees, succulents and grasses that carpet the desert floor. We may even experience the desert in bloom.
On Thursday night, Great Outdoors will provide a variety of weenies & sausages for the meet-n-greet. Dress them up with chili and your traditional favorites. On Friday night, we'll have our traditional pot luck.
The cost of this 4 day weekend of adventure in one of our most spectacular desert landscapes is just $40.00 for the first person in a tent, and $20 for the second. We can accommodate 3 RV’s/trailers. (3 sites, 29ft, 30ft, 36ft). When registering, choose the smallest size that will fit your setup. The cost is $70 for the first person, and $20 for the second.
We generally do a pretty freeform itinerary on our campouts, but there will be hikes available and other day trips. Hike out to the Barker Dam, take a leisurely hike through Hidden Valley, or just climb some rocks.
The only events with a time will be:
Thursday Evening – 6pm – Meet and Greet
Friday Evening – 6pm – Potluck. Please contribute a main or side dish. Great Outdoors will provide desserts.
Ameneties: Improved vaulted toilets, fire ring, tables.*IMPORTANT NOTE: You must bring in your own water for drinking, cooking, bathing, and cleaning! Recommended amount is 2 gallons per day per person. There is no water available at the campground. Shade is limited, so you may want to bring your own shade structure (EzUp).
Bring your ten essentials (listed on GO website, camping/cooking gear, 2 bundles of firewood, food, warm/cool weather clothing. Be sure to bring your campchair, tent, hiking boots, sunscreen, and a bike if you plan on biking. Carpooling is recommended to help reduce gas cost and parking.
Note! There is a $30 entrance fee to the park per vehicle, or use your interagency pass. You may also want to consider purchasing an annual pass for $80.
Your trip leaders: Wes Stieringer (firstname.lastname@example.org, 818-497-86540 & Steve Sisneros (email@example.com, 951-318-0530)