Joshua Tree North

BLM

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Cascade Rd. / Sunflower Rd.
Joshua Tree, CA 92252
760-833-7100
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GPS: 34.1658, -116.2287

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
Learn more: Boondocking 101

30 people have reviewed this location.

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4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 3G
4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
2bars
AT&T 3G
3bars
AT&T Voice Only
4bars
Sprint 4G/LTE
4bars
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12 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
“Come in by Broadway St not Cascade ”

Reviewed Nov 09, 2018

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Didn’t stay here but checked it out. Come in from the west on Broadway St. It is paved until you get to the BLM land

2bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

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Benzamin

25 Leisure Travel Van Unity FX
2 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: N/A

Benzamin would stay here again

“Excellent overflow option for Joshua Tree NP”

Reviewed Oct 10, 2018

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Came in October 2018, arrived mid-evening and couldn't find a walk-in spot. After visiting _every single campsite_ at Joshua Tree, we spotted a bulletin at one of the campsites that recommended Joshua Tree North as an overflow option. 30 minutes later we were rolling down a dusty dirt road in the dark that was heavily rutted in some... more

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2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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1 review
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Days stayed: 14

DJK would stay here again

“Peaceful ”

Reviewed Aug 26, 2018

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Huge area to Boondock. Close to town and park. Great sunrises and star gazing, pretty clean considering...

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3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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5 reviews
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Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 0

Margopolo613 would stay here again

“Not busy on a Thursday, somewhat breezy, and some poop ”

Reviewed May 17, 2018

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I read all of the other reviews and I had some trepidation about staying at this site, since we were driving a 24’ RV. Yes, if you looked for it, you could find some poop and some tissue paper in bushes. If you weren’t looking for it, it wasn’t noticeable at all. I didn’t see any trash to speak of, whatsoever. I am sure that this i... more

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2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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4 reviews
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Days stayed: 2
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@subtly_tuttle would stay here again

“Good spot really close to Joshua Tree National Park”

Reviewed Apr 26, 2018

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Boondocking 4-door sedan w/ Tent set up. Pulled up earlier this week. Was originally me and someone else at the spot then more people came approaching the weekend. A solid spot in the desert. Bumpy road as usual, but if you drive slow it's not that bad. Really close to Joshua Tree town and National Park (like minutes away). Hot as hell... more

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4bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

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Fulltimexplorer
Louisville, KY
21 Keystone Springdale Summerland Mini
2008 Toyota 4runner
24 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 7

Fulltimexplorer would stay here again

“Great wide open areas far enough from anyone”

Reviewed Apr 17, 2018

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Great spot to get away from it all. Joshua Tree NP is only 25 min away not sure were the previous poster was talking 70 min away lol. Can get very windy and if its bad can cause alot of dust in the air. Road is somewhat rough coming in but be patient. I would turn right on Broadway off of Sunfair rd and that will take you directly into... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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1 review
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Days stayed: 1
“I found it scary for tent camping, maybe different for rv”

Reviewed Apr 12, 2018

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I went to Jashua Park but there was a sign that the campgrounds are filled, and It was close to sunset so I decided to go here as I saw good reviews. First of all it is 70 mins from the park so I don't know why ppl call that close. When I got there I had 10 mins before the sun goes down so I had no choice other than to stay. Unless you... more

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4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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Roaming kayaks
Los Angeles, CA
Sprinter van
8 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Roaming kayaks would stay here again

“Easy access, good location”

Reviewed Mar 28, 2018

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Stayed here one night. We needed a place to camp following a day of biking and this worked. It was a wide open dirt area. Not much privacy. Good cell service

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3bars
Sprint 4G/LTE

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Mo
Fairfield, CA
29 North Trail 22FBS
2014 Ram 1500 Laramie
8 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: N/A

Mo would stay here again

“Joshua Tree NP 1/2 Hour Away 2/18-19/2018”

Reviewed Mar 26, 2018

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Access is dirt road not too bad for the first sites which are many. The further down the road the ruttier it gets but if you go slow you will be ok. Not much of a view but what do you want for $0. Good distance between established sites with easy turnaround. Basically its a wide open plain. You wont get locked in. Hard telling ho... more

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2bars
Verizon 3G

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Canroc

Jeep Wrangler yj
3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Canroc would stay here again

“Easy campsite off the busy path”

Reviewed Feb 21, 2018

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We were doing an overland trip from Big Bear to ocotillo and this was a stop we did in the Jeeps for 1 night of camping! If you have a big rv the flats area is a great spot but there at some good spots for smaller vehicles to get tucked up in. This is BLM land. In the flatter seemingly dried lake bed(correct me if that is wrong) there ... more

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5bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
5bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

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Joshua Tree North - Aluminarium

Last time we camped at what we call Joshua Tree North (the boondocking spot right outside of J-Tree), we said we would never come back. It can be pretty dusty and dirty here. Well, we’re back...

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Airstream Caravan in Joshua Tree National Park

The wind is heavy, more like a wall of sound and dust than invisible moving air. Tonight our caravan of three families in Airstreams and a woman in a tent will not build...

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Lizard fights, Boy Scouts and the weirdest find EVER on a Joshua Tree hike.

Onward I went from Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument to Joshua Tree NP. This time I made sure to leave EARLY enough to not show up at the new spot in the dark like I did last time.  (#SlowLearner)...

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Life's Little Adventures: Return to Joshua Tree National Park

  We left the Mojave Preserve on Easter Sunday and headed south to Joshua Tree. Not wanting to to try and find a site in one of the crowded campgrounds (with no internet) we opted for the BLM area nor...

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BlaNicS Waypoints: Coyote Dry Lake

Prior to heading into Joshua Tree National Park, we elected to boondock out of the park until after the weekend. This area on north Joshua is known by rv'ers as a favorite place to camp near the...

Hookups:
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
Pets:
  • pets

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