• 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.

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  • Barker Dam Hike

    Thursday, September 4, 2014

    Join a ranger-led hike focusing on people in the desert environment. 1 mile (1.6 km). 1.5 hours. More

  • Summer Evening Programs at Jumbo Rocks

    Friday, September 5, 2014

    Join a ranger for an evening program. Topics vary. More

  • Skull Rock Hike

    Saturday, September 6, 2014

    Join a ranger-led hike examining the geology and natural history of this remarkable area. More

  • Story Time with a Ranger

    Saturday, September 6, 2014

    Calling all families and children! Join a ranger for a half-hour story about the desert. Parents or guardians required to attend. More

  • Summer Evening Programs at Jumbo Rocks

    Saturday, September 6, 2014

    Join a ranger for an evening program. Topics vary. More

  • Patio Talks

    Sunday, September 7, 2014

    Join a ranger on the back patio to learn about a variety of topics related to the park. More

  • Barker Dam Hike

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Join a ranger-led hike focusing on people in the desert environment. 1 mile (1.6 km). 1.5 hours. More

  • Summer Evening Programs at Jumbo Rocks

    Friday, September 12, 2014

    Join a ranger for an evening program. Topics vary. More

  • Skull Rock Hike

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Join a ranger-led hike examining the geology and natural history of this remarkable area. More

  • Story Time with a Ranger

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Calling all families and children! Join a ranger for a half-hour story about the desert. Parents or guardians required to attend. More

  • Summer Evening Programs at Jumbo Rocks

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Join a ranger for an evening program. Topics vary. More

  • Patio Talks

    Sunday, September 14, 2014

    Join a ranger on the back patio to learn about a variety of topics related to the park. More

  • 50 Years of Wilderness Talk

    Sunday, September 14, 2014

    September 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Join a ranger at Keys View for this special talk and learn about wilderness protection in Joshua Tree and beyond. More

  • Barker Dam Hike

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Join a ranger-led hike focusing on people in the desert environment. 1 mile (1.6 km). 1.5 hours. More

  • Summer Evening Programs at Jumbo Rocks

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    Join a ranger for an evening program. Topics vary. More

  • Skull Rock Hike

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Join a ranger-led hike examining the geology and natural history of this remarkable area. More

  • Story Time with a Ranger

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Calling all families and children! Join a ranger for a half-hour story about the desert. Parents or guardians required to attend. More

  • Summer Evening Programs at Jumbo Rocks

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Join a ranger for an evening program. Topics vary. More

  • 50 Years of Wilderness Guided Hike

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    September 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Join a ranger at Twin Tanks for this special hike celebrating wilderness protection in Joshua Tree and beyond. More

  • Patio Talks

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    Join a ranger on the back patio to learn about a variety of topics related to the park. More

  • Barker Dam Hike

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Join a ranger-led hike focusing on people in the desert environment. 1 mile (1.6 km). 1.5 hours. More

  • Summer Evening Programs at Jumbo Rocks

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Join a ranger for an evening program. Topics vary. More

  • Skull Rock Hike

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Join a ranger-led hike examining the geology and natural history of this remarkable area. More

  • Story Time with a Ranger

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Calling all families and children! Join a ranger for a half-hour story about the desert. Parents or guardians required to attend. More

  • Summer Evening Programs at Jumbo Rocks

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Join a ranger for an evening program. Topics vary. More

  • Wilderness Fair & Walk for the Wild

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Joshua Tree National Park will participate in special events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, including an activity fair and a 1.5 walk held at Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden in Claremont, CA. More

  • Patio Talks

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    Join a ranger on the back patio to learn about a variety of topics related to the park. More

 

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