Pinto Basin Road Renovation
Pinto Basin Road is being renovated. On weekdays you may encounter travel delays of up to 30 minutes. Cholla Cactus Garden is closed on weekdays. Cottonwood Visitor Center hours are 9 to 4 on weekdays, 8 to 4 weekends. More »
Rattlesnake Canyon Will Remain Closed Through May
To provide additional time to mitigate the vandalism, Rattlesnake Canyon will remain completely closed to the public for another 30 days. More »
Photos by Michael Kenny Featured at Joshua Tree Visitor Center
Drive Thru, an exhibit by photographer Michael Kenny of San Francisco, has opened at the Joshua Tree Visitor Center in the community of Joshua Tree, California. Kenny was a spring 2011 participant in the park's Artist-In-Residence program and his photographs will be on display through spring, 2012.
Joshua Tree's Artist-In-Residence program encourages artists to explore content related to Joshua Tree National Park and to create a body of art that inspires interest in the park as well as building understanding of and dialogue about our national parks, natural and cultural resources, the environment, and desert issues.
Did You Know?
One of the most beautiful spectacles in spring is the creamy-white blossoms of Joshua trees. These white candles can be seen from February to late March. Joshua trees do not branch until after they bloom, and they don’t bloom every year. More...