Hike Lost Horse Loop 

Date/Time: Saturday, October 22, 8 am – 1pm
Meet at: Joshua Tree Visitor Center-Caravan to trailhead
Fee: $25 JTNPA/PINE/OSHER member $35 non member
Instructor: De Karlan, Naturalist, Desert Guide
Hike Level: Moderate-4 miles round trip

The Lost Horse Mine hike is for people enthralled with, but a tad overwhelmed by, Joshua Tree National Park’s many nooks, crannies, and aspects.  The Lost Horse Mine, nominated for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places, is a fine example of a smaller scale Western mine, and the hike will be an informative entry into Joshua Tree’s gold mining of yesteryear, along with its amazing cast of characters: some heroes and some, well, a little scallywagish.  And along the way, we’ll talk about the Park’s signature plants and that big ‘ole

Download the course outline:Hike Lost Horse Loop Fall 2016

Please review this pdf package that contains pertinent information about your class, the Joshua Tree National Park, camping reservations and lodging in the area around the park:  enrollment attachments.


If you are a member of JTNPA/PINE you will get a $10 discount off every Desert Institute class. If you are not a member you can become one here.

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