• dusting of snow on Joshua trees and mountains near Juniper Flat

    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

Ranger Programs

Discover how humans, wildlife, and vegetation have adapted for survival in this arid landscape. Get insight into how geologic forces shaped the land we see today. Learn about the past, present, and future with a knowledgable and friendly ranger.

Guided tours, patio talks, and evening programs are just a few ways you can get better connected with Joshua Tree National Park. Availability varies with the season and weather conditions.

Notice: There will be no Patio Talk programs at Cottonwood Visitor Center for the dates of 1/26, 1/28, & 1/29.

You may also search for programs on specific dates using our Calendar.
Ranger Program: Hidden Valley Nature Trail
Ranger Program at Hidden Valley Nature Trail
NPS/Dar Spearing

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