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Cap Rock was an important site to visit for my Dad as a Gram Parsons fan - a place he thought he... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Harrison_F_Carter
Pretty and Short trail

Cap rock is a very easy short trail with good signage. Of course the main focus is Cap Rock. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Neil K
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Cap Rock was an important site to visit for my Dad as a Gram Parsons fan - a place he thought he would never see in his life. The beauty at sunset added so much to his experience. And then when all those stars came...More

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cap rock is a very easy short trail with good signage. Of course the main focus is Cap Rock. We didn’t climb the rock while others did. Interesting plants with signage and different views of the rock formation. The sign says .3 mile trail which...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We entered from the north, went to the very south, then came back this way. This was the least crowded and the most diverse and relaxed stop on the way. There was plenty of parking and not a bunch of people coming and going and...More

Thank brifd1
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The CAP ROCK trail is an easy, flat, short hike. A nice narrative is included in signage along the path in order to inform you about desert life and the plant life that is in front of you. Plants, rocks, Joshua Trees were all there....More

Thank Rose B
Reviewed 17 June 2018

OK, I didn't climb to the top but I had tea with a group of local artists in the center of the rocks, kinda tucked away out the wind. It is just one of many remarkable outcroppings of boulders in JT, with over two million...More

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Cap Rock is a short nature trail that meanders through a pretty area of Joshua trees and boulders. It seemed very similar to the Hidden Valley Trail, except that unlike Hidden Valley this trail is accessible for wheelchair users and strollers (and of course, it’s...More

Thank travelerfromsj
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Cap Rock was a nice way to stretch legs and learn about the various flora, fauna and geology of JTNP.

Thank goldfishcastle
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We drive around Joshua Tree from one wheelchair accessible trail to the next. Cap Rock was first (we entered the Park via the Joshua Tree Visitor Center). It is a lovely crushed stone trail that wanders around large rock formations. It's a really special spot...More

1  Thank abh345678
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Cap Rock is fun to see, but it was the short nature trail surrounding it that I really enjoyed. Thought it had some great views of the kind of rock formations that make Joshua Tree NP such an interesting and scenic spot, and I took...More

1  Thank PegSNJ
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Your first question will be How does that rock stay up there. This outcropping of rocks has a nice 0.3 mile trail around it A must see site in the park.

1  Thank csarchibald
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