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 »
JOSAR Volunteer Meeting Scheduled
Joshua Tree will hold an informational meeting for potential volunteers for the park's Search and Rescue (JOSAR) team. The meeting will be held on Friday, February 24, at 7pm, at Black Rock Visitor Center, 9800 Black Rock Canyon Road. To reach the Black Rock Visitor Center, take Joshua Lane south from the town of Yucca Valley to Black Rock Canyon Road.
If you enjoy teamwork, helping others, and the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park, plan on attending the meeting to learn about the many opportunities, requirements, and time commitments for each level of participation in the park search and rescue team.
Did You Know?
In the high desert country that was to become Joshua Tree National Park, rugged individuals tried their luck at cattle ranching, mining, and homesteading. William Keys and his family are particularly representative of the hard work and ingenuity it took to settle and prosper in the Mojave Desert. More...