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NOT ON THE PARK MAP

LIke some of the other reviewers, I agree that this was not listed on the park brochure map... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rose B
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Strange pile of rocks

There is no information on this site to indicate the reason for the name. The trails are unmarked... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
jlava88
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Hammonton, New Jersey
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2 weeks ago
“NOT ON THE PARK MAP”
Apr 7, 2018
“Strange pile of rocks”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Park Blvd, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LIke some of the other reviewers, I agree that this was not listed on the park brochure map. There was a parking area, so it was very easy to see as you drove. This was a big pile of rocks. We did not take the...More

Thank Rose B
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

There is no information on this site to indicate the reason for the name. The trails are unmarked dirt, but flat. We simply stopped here to watch the sunset. It is not indicated on the park map. It is clearly, as other reviewers mentioned, an...More

Thank jlava88
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

If you just walk around the dirt next to the giant boulders - the .06 mile loop on the dirt - then you may indeed wonder what is "so great" about this place, as another review said. You have to explore and even do some...More

Thank LA_dweller
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

A walk among these beautiful rocks and the first question that came to mind is Why they named it Hall of Horrors. The area is beautiful and the stroll trough the rocks is an easy one.

Thank csarchibald
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

The name is probably associated with the rock climbing that goes on here. Apart from that its a bunch of huge rocks that you can scramble in and around.

Thank Shane H
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Lot's of big rocks/boulders, but nothing horrifying here. It's nature at it's finest so bring a camera!

Thank jimdS142JJ
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

If you are a rock climber, maybe you can see the wow factor here. I didn't see much difference in this rock formation vs. others in the park.

Thank KatWat39
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We stopped at the Hall of Horrors thinking we would find the Skull Rock formation but discovered this area is for rock climbers. Several areas with well marked paths. We aren't climbers so just walked by the large boulders and used the restroom facility and...More

Thank Claudia10229
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