• a bladderpod shrub covered in yellow flowers, with mountains in the background

    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

Fees & Passes

Entrance Fees

7-Day Vehicle Permit

  • $15
  • Admits the passengers of a single, non-commercial vehicle.
  • Valid for the day of purchase and the next six days.

7-Day Single Entry Permit

  • $5
  • Admits one person, 16 years of age or older, when entering on foot, bicycle, motorcycle, or horse.
  • Also the per person entrance fee for individuals traveling together in a vehicle as a non-commercial, organized group.
  • Valid for the day of purchase and the next six days.
Joshua Tree 2013 Annual Pass

Joshua Tree National Park Pass

  • $30 annual pass
  • Available at park entrance stations and visitor centers.
  • Admits the pass signee and accompanying passengers entering in a single, non-commercial vehicle.
  • Valid for 12 months from the month of purchase.
  • Non-transferable

National Parks and Public Lands Pass Series

  • Annual Pass, including the new Free Annual Pass for Military
  • Senior Pass
  • Access Pass
  • Volunteer Pass

Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation.


Activity Fees

Camping fees vary by campground.
Keys Ranch Tour information and fee schedule here.


Where do entrance fees go?

Eighty percent of entrance fee dollars collected in Joshua Tree National Park stay in the park, funding important maintenance projects and visitor services. Learn more about how recreation fees support the operation of your national park.

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