Western National Parks Association (WNPA) is a nonprofit cooperating association of the National Park Service based in Tucson, Arizona. WNPA was founded in 1938 to support the interpretive activities of the National Park Service. WNPA operates bookstores at sixty-six National Park Service sites throughout the western United States, plus an online store with more than 600 educational products. In addition to developing publications, Western National Parks Association supports park research and helps fund programs that make park visits more meaningful.
WNPA's mission is to promote preservation of the national park system and its resources by creating greater public appreciation through education, interpretation and research.
Please support our park by visiting our local stores at the Alan Bible Visitor Center or the WNPA online bookstore.
Did You Know?
Joshua trees are the largest of the yuccas, growing to 35 feet tall. They are among the oldest plants in the desert; some over 1,000 years old.