Description

If you’re looking for a unique travel experience in the American southwest, Joshua Tree camping is not to be missed. Visit one of Belle Campground’s 15 campsites to experience the best in Joshua Tree National Park camping—a visually appealing desert landscape dotted with Joshua trees, shrubs, large granite boulders, and starry night skies. Take your pick among 18 campsites available on a first-come, first-served basis. Many of the sites are small and only suitable for tent camping, but they do come equipped with picnic tables, fire rings, and pit toilets. Drinking water is not available at Belle Campground, so be sure to bring more than enough!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
18 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Amenities
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

Biking in this park provides some pretty jaw-dropping views, but is also restricted to vehicular roads (i.e., if a car or OHV c...Read more

Hiking

Rich with breathtaking landscape that feels like a forgotten land on another planet, there are miles and miles of trails for ex...Read more

Horseback riding

Sometimes, a strikingly beautiful place is just made better by the presence of a good friend. We believe this absolutely applie...Read more

Off-roading (OHV)

You KNOW those endless stretches of California desert are calling your name, and you can feel your fingers itching at the thoug...Read more

Climbing

We see you, climber, explorer of boulders, scaler of mountains. While everyone else is standing, jaw agape, iPhones out, you ca...Read more

Wildlife watching

The desert is full of secrets, and one of the biggest ones is the abundance of life that finds home in the nearly 800,000 acres...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Belle Campground.

Desert
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First come, first serve - no reservations. Easy access from north (29 Palms) park entrance.

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Park
Joshua Tree National Park
State
California
Country
United States
Phone Number
(760) 367-5500
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
34.002° N, 116.018° W
$10/night
Tent Only: 18 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

Safety at Hipcamp

Inclusion Policy

We have a zero-tolerance policy against discrimination at Hipcamp and are committed to helping our Host and Hipcamper community be inclusive.

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Hosting Standards

All Hosts should review and adhere to these standards around providing a positive Hipcamp experience, being a thoughtful neighbor, and serving as a responsible citizen.

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Hipcamper Standards

All Hipcampers should review and adhere to these standards for safety, trip preparation, and respect in order to uphold Hipcamp’s most important value: “leave it better.”

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Recreate Responsibly

  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
  5. Explore locally
  6. Leave no trace
  7. Build an inclusive outdoors
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Leave No Trace

  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors
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National Weather Service

We integrate with the National Weather Service to provide valuable fire advisories to Hosts and Hipcampers. Real-time Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watch Warnings help keep our community safe.

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