Cottonwood Trails Closed
Trail access remains closed to Cottonwood Spring Oasis, Lost Palms Oasis, and Mastodon Peak. More »
Pinto Basin Road Under Construction; Expect 30+ Minute Travel Delays
Visitors should expect 30+ minute waits when heading north and sound bound on the Pinto Basin Road. Due to construction activity around Cottonwood Visitor Center, additional waits of 30 minutes may be in place when leaving the visitor center parking lot. More »
Deteriorating conditions of Black Rock Canyon Road
The road leading to Black Rock campground has deep potholes, is deeply rutted, and can be difficult to negotiate, especially in large vehicles. Please drive with caution.
Fire Extinguished In Lost Horse Area Sunday
A small wildfire was reported by park visitors at 3:30 pm on Sunday, February 26. The fire was located about one mile southwest of Park Boulevard, in the general vicinity of the Lost Horse Ranger Station. When park rangers arrived on scene at approximately 3:50 pm, they found several visitors attempting to extinguish the blaze.
Did You Know?
Five of North America's 158 desert fan palm oases are located in Joshua Tree National Park, where fault lines force water to the surface. More...