• Sunrise at the Cholla Cactus Garden

    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

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  • Pinto Basin Road Under Construction; Expect travel delays up to 30-minutes

    The ongoing construction project to improve Pinto Basin Road will impact travel between the northern portion of the park and the Cottonwood/I-10 area. Please plan accordingly. The project is expected to be completed in August 2014. 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.

  • Access to some Cottonwood trails remains closed

    Trail access remains closed to Cottonwood Spring Oasis, Lost Palms Oasis, and Mastodon Peak. More »

Fees & Reservations

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.

Did You Know?

Joshua Tree Blooms

One of the most beautiful spectacles in spring is the creamy-white blossoms of Joshua trees. These white candles can be seen from February to late March. Joshua trees do not branch until after they bloom, and they don’t bloom every year. More...