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    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

Self Guided

Educational groups are encouraged to use the park for their own programs.

Entrance-fee waivers are available for educational visits but not for recreational visits. A statement of your educational objectives and your lesson plan with an outline of educational activities is required.

Primary and Secondary Groups
To request an academic fee waiver for groups through grade twelve, download and completely fill out the Fee Waiver Application form.

Return completed form via email, fax, or mail. Allow a minimum of two weeks for us to process your request. Camping fees are not included in the entrance-fee waiver.

College and University Groups
College and university groups wishing to receive an academic fee waiver should click here.

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