Driving Directions

  • Escondido to Joshua Tree
  • ~3hrs, 150mi's

Samuelson's Rocks Topo Map

  • Road to Samuelson's Rocks
  • Easy half day hike
  • 2.6 mile round trip

Samuelson's Rocks Terrain Map

  • Flat sandy desert terrain
  • 233 degree heading from road

Mine Loop Hike Topo Map

  • Eagle Crest, Desert Queen, Elton Mines
  • 4.2 miles
  • 7 hr moderate difficulty day hike.

Mine Loop Terrain Model Map

  • Some rock scrambling
  • Easy route finding