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    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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  • Summer Evening Programs at Jumbo Rocks

    Friday, August 1, 2014

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

  • Skull Rock Hike

    Saturday, August 2, 2014

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

  • Story Time with a Ranger

    Saturday, August 2, 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, August 2, 2014

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

  • Patio Talks

    Sunday, August 3, 2014

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

  • Barker Dam Hike

    Thursday, August 7, 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, August 8, 2014

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

  • Skull Rock Hike

    Saturday, August 9, 2014

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

  • Story Time with a Ranger

    Saturday, August 9, 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, August 9, 2014

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

  • Patio Talks

    Sunday, August 10, 2014

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

  • Barker Dam Hike

    Thursday, August 14, 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, August 15, 2014

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

  • Skull Rock Hike

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

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

  • Story Time with a Ranger

    Saturday, August 16, 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, August 16, 2014

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

  • Patio Talks

    Sunday, August 17, 2014

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

  • Barker Dam Hike

    Thursday, August 21, 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, August 22, 2014

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

  • Skull Rock Hike

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

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

  • Story Time with a Ranger

    Saturday, August 23, 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, August 23, 2014

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

  • Patio Talks

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

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

  • Barker Dam Hike

    Thursday, August 28, 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, August 29, 2014

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

  • Skull Rock Hike

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

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

  • Story Time with a Ranger

    Saturday, August 30, 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, August 30, 2014

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

  • Patio Talks

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

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

 

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