Keys View In Joshua Tree National Park

Only about 20 minutes from the entrance gate, Keys View in Joshua Tree National Park is a perfect place to watch the sunrise or sunset. The walking path is a short but steep walk up towards the vista. Offering plenty of benches to rest upon, the Keys View in Joshua Tree National Park is a fantastic vista to gaze and take in the natural beauty of the desert landscape.

For more inspiration, check out the 15 best things to do in Joshua Tree National Park.

 

Keys View in Joshua Tree National Park

Keys View in Joshua Tree National Park #joshuatree #keysview

The Keys View in Joshua Tree National Park is a .2 mile wheel chair accessible loop trail that offers a expansive desert view. From the viewpoint, you can gaze over Palm Springs, Salton Sea, Coachella Valley and on a clear day you can even see Signal Mountain in Mexico.

 

Mt. San Gorgonio

You can see Mt. San Gorgonio from Keys View In Joshua Tree National Park #joshuatree #hiking

Mt. San Gorgonio is the central point that is far off in the distance.

 

The Salton Sea

You Can See The Salton Sea From Keys View In Joshua Tree National Park #joshuatree #saltonsea

The great salt flats of the Salton Sea are clearly visible. Also the mountain in the middle is right next to Mexico as well.

 

Palm Springs

You Can See Palm Springs From Keys View In Joshua Tree National Park #joshuatree #palmsprings

Palm Springs is located right below the viewpoint and you can easily see how large the bustling desert city has become..

 

Coachella Valley

You Can See Coachella Valley From Keys View In Joshua Tree National Park #joshuatree #coachellavalley

The southwest side of Keys View in Joshua Tree drops right into the Coachella Valley and the San Andreas Fault.

 

Keys View Trailhead Parking

Keys View Trailhead Parking #joshuatree #traveltips

Trailhead Parking lot is located down Keys View Rd off the main Park Blvd. The Keys View trailhead has a large paved area that also offers wheelchair accessible restrooms. Here is a downloadable map to help guide you.

There is a lot to enjoy about visiting Keys View in Joshua Tree National Park. Soak in the natural beauty of the California desert landscape with this panoramic viewpoint.

 

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