PS - Hike: Maze Loop - Joshua Tree Park NP

  • Mon, April 18, 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Joshua Tree National Park


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This hike is located near the West entrance to JTNP. The terrain is rocky, sandy, and is known for geology, birds, and wildflowers. We will take the south loop around the Window Rock loop. Meet at  Carl's Jr parking lot, Racquet Club at Palm Canyon  at 7:50, for a 8:00am departure. Gaiters and hike poles might be helpful.

  • Trail length: 6.5 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 500 feet
  • Difficulty Rating: moderate, strenuous in sections
  • Trail type: loop
  • Hiking time: 4 hours
  • Departure time: 8:00 AM
  • Meeting location:  Carl's Jr parking lot, Racquet Club at Palm Canyon  at 7:50, for a 8:00am departure. Please do NOT plan to meet us at the trailhead. 

Carpooling: there is limited parking for this trail, so we will want to take only 3 or 4 vehicles if possible

Hike Leaders: Joey Duhon email (click here), Co-leader: Kirk Olsen email (click here)

Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.

Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. 

Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike. This hike is rated moderate -  click here for more information.

Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling.

Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.

Special COVID Related Requirements

You must be a Great Outdoors (GO) member in order to attend this event.
This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated and submit proof of vaccination and abide by the GOPS COVID policy - CLICK HERE

Send proof of vaccination to: or text to: 760-902-1850

Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike. 

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