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Joshua Tree - Warren Peak - Panorama Loop Trail

Rating *****
length 7.1 mile - 3 hour 20 minutes (round trip). Moderate.
Height 4040 - 5100 - 4550 - 5160 feet
Access All Cars, all paved. From Yucca Valley, Highway 62, right on Joshua Ln, at the end turn right on Black Rock Canyon. Park on the parking lot of the ranger station.
Other Trails Eureka Peak Loop Trail
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  • Expect hilly terrain with sandy washes, lots of Joshua Tees and Yucca's. No shade.

    At the ranger station, head southwest up to campsite 30. At this trail head [A], go southwest until close to the water tank [C].
    Follow signs West spring loop [D]. At the next crossing, follow West spring loop [E] in a southwesterly direction.
    Follow this trail, until reaching a wash [F], follow this wash downhill to the left (east).
    Reaching a larger wash [ G Black Rock Wash] turn right, in a southwesterly direction following the wash uphill. At point [H] look at Black Springs on the left.
    At the next crossing [I] with Panorama Loop marked PL, follow the wash (keep right) marked WP, in a southwesterly direction.
    At the next crossing [J] with Panorama Loop, this is the return trail, go strait on (keep right), follow WP in a westerly direction. At crossing [K] with Warren Peak View, head right in a northwesterly direction for Warren Peak a small hill up ahead, with nice views.
    Back to point [J], head south on the Panorama loop [PL] up a wash. The trail eventually leaves the wash to head uphill (to the left) to another peak, that is actually higher than Warren Peak.
    Enjoy a great view of Palm Springs and all the other cities that make up one big urban area with lots of greens (golf).
    Down again meeting the return trail at the crossing [I] with Warren Peak trail, head right. At point [G] an unmarked crossing go strait on.
    At the next crossing [N] follow the trail back (left) to the campground in a northwesterly direction.

    Warren Peak
    Warren Peak - Panorama Loop Trail
    Panorama Loop
    Warren Peak - Panorama Loop Trail
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    Hiking Warren Peak - Panorama Loop Trail Joshua Tree California, Hike with gps, gpx and kml (Google Earth).