• Sunrise at the Cholla Cactus Garden

    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

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  • 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.

Photos & Multimedia

You don't have to go to the desert to explore Joshua Tree National Park. Here, you can click through photo galleries, watch videos, or learn from a park ranger. Start your journey now.
Sunset at Joshua Tree National Park
Sunset at Joshua Tree National Park
NPS Photo by Robb Hannawacker

Photo Galleries
Browse image collections showcasing different aspects of the park.

Joshua Tree National Park's Official Flickr Photostream
View and download free public domain photos from Joshua Tree National Park. Enjoy view in the beautiful scenery or use photos for a school project, presentation, advertisement, video, or article. Please credit the photographer and the National Park Service as follows:
"NPS / photographer name".

Enjoy the sights and sounds of this diverse desert park.

Multimedia Presentations
Nature Minute Video Series
Mountain Lion Stalking - gif

Did You Know?

Wilderness Map

Joshua Tree National Park has over 550,000 acres of wilderness, offering visitors opportunities to explore where few others have ventured. More...