Jumbo Rocks Campground, Joshua Tree National Park

Another favorite place is Joshua Tree Jumbo Rocks campgrounds. It is centrally located and we stay here to explore other park areas. There are 124 sites in this large campground. It can accommodate trailers and RVs; all sites may be reserved, click HERE to check the specific site for your trailer or RV. It is a great Joshua Tree National Park campgrounds and a perfect start to your Joshua Tree 1 Day Itinerary.

The Campground

There are 124 sites

Cost is $15.00 per night

No water, electricity or sewer at the sites

Vault toilets

No dump station

First come June thru September

Our campsite at jumbo rocks, campground, showing our jeep and trailer at Joshua tree national park

Skull Rock

There is s short nature trail to Skull Rock. A favorite stop for most visitors. It’s very close to Joshua TreeJumbo Rocks campgrounds.

Skull rock at Joshua tree national Park is by a joshua tree national park campgrounds

Barker Dam

It is a 5.5-mile drive to Barker Dam. There is a loop 1.1-mile easy nature trail that takes you out to the dam and back. There are many interesting rock formations and some native rock art along the way.

Wall Street Mill Trail

Another interesting hike is the Wall Street Mill Trail. The trailhead starts just east of the Barker Dam area from a dirt parking lot off Queen Valley Road. We have never walked to the old mill site but have explored the bolder wonderland along the trail. We have seen many rock climbers in the area with an endless supply of formations to scale. Jumbo Rocks Joshua Tree National Park Campgrounds are great for exploring this area.

Keys View

Keys View is a 12.5-mile drive from the campground with panoramic views of the Coachella Valley. On a clear day, you can see all the way to Mexico. It is wheelchair accessible.

Keys View at Joshua Tree National Park with a view of the Coachella valley with mountains in the background at Joshua tree national Park

Around the Campground

There are a lot of interesting formations right around the campgrounds and a short path to the amphitheater to complete your Joshua Tree 1 Day Itinerary. Photograph the boulders at sunset and the Joshua Trees with the milky way at night.

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