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 »
Open House to Discuss Black Rock Flood Study
The National Park Service will hold an open house meeting on November 3, 2010 in the Multipurpose Room at the Black Rock Interagency Fire Center. At the open house, National Park Service representatives will discuss the results of the conceptual drainage analysis that was conducted in 2006 for the Black Rock Canyon developed area and the current plans for a flood study that will examine how potential changes in drainage and flood run-off will affect the campground and the adjacent community.
Did You Know?
Humans have occupied the area encompassed by Joshua Tree National Park for at least 5,000 years. The first group known to inhabit the area was the Pinto Culture, followed by the Serrano, the Chemehuevi, and the Cahuilla. More...