Skull Rock, Joshua Tree National Park

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#3 of 9 in Nature in Joshua Tree National Park
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  • Always like to stop here for photos. This time I was able to crawl up into the right eye socket :-) had a little challenge getting down though.. so think about getting down when you go up ;-)  more »
  • This place is famous for the rock that looks like a skull but there's SO much more to explore at this site. Parking is difficult as this is a popular destination and campground. Once you get a...  more »
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  • The skull rock itself is fine. Probably more interesting if you're under the age of 14. But the general area of Jumbo Rocks is cool and there's a big hike, so why not lay your eyes on a rock with eye sockets?
  • If you have any experience with climbing and such, its worth getting on top of not only the skull rock but also the nearest highest peak. Well, second highest at least. The highest I didn't try. What a view. I suggest sunrise once you've gotten up once already and know how it is. Absolutely amazing area.
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