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Address: Joshua Tree National Park, CA
Phone Number: 7603675500
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A lookout point located a couple of thousand feet above Joshua Tree...

A lookout point located a couple of thousand feet above Joshua Tree National Park that provides incredible views of sunrise and sunset.

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Popular Spot for Sunset

The view is expansive and beautiful. However, if you want to see the sunset, be prepared to share it with lots of other people. And, be sure to arrive early to get parking! There... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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West Hollywood, California

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is easily the best vista in the park and, as it is one of the higher altitude locations it is one of the more pleasant places to explore on a hot day. There's a nice paved parking lot that can accommodate probably 100 cars, and some bathrooms below. We had a picnic here on the sidewalk leading up to... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The view is expansive and beautiful. However, if you want to see the sunset, be prepared to share it with lots of other people. And, be sure to arrive early to get parking! There were so many sunset enthusiasts when were there that the viewing area couldn't hold them all. So, lots of folks jumped the rail in order to... More 

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Honolulu
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently visited Keys View with my friend while visiting Joshua Tree National Park earlier this month. The Keys View lookout consists of an easy quarter mile walk up a paved path that leads to a great view of the San Andreas fault, Mt. San Jacinto and Mt. San Gorgonio. The only drawback is that it can be quite smoggy,... More 

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanting to beat the crowds of tourists, I decided to visit this point just after sunrise, which I highly recommend! When I arrived, a herd of six, male, bighorn sheep were grazing on the hillside adjacent to the parking lot...it was cool to see! Other than those guys, I was completely alone up there. I was able to snap a... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's no separate Tripadvisor entry for Inspiration Peak - and it's not listed in the NPS info - but the Inspiration Peak hike is reviewed on several other websites. After you see Keys View, walk across the parking lot to the west side and hike up the unmarked trail to the peak that is several hundred feet higher than Keys... More 

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New Haven, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This isn't really a hike, just a great stop with an overlook. You can see for miles here, it shouldn't be missed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply breathtaking. Great for photos! Make time for sunset, the colors changing won't disappoint! A very very easy walk up.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove out to Keys View and was able to see 90 miles across. We liked seeing the various mountains and also the valley.

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Kharkiv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a good place to stay for some amount of time to enjoy a beautiful view around Joshua Tree ...

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a popular and clearly well-trafficked viewpoint stop. However, even better is the hike that takes you up the hill from the parking lot. The start of the trail is unmarked, but is well blazed and takes you up to several quieter, better viewpoints. The hike was a highlight of our trip.

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