As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park.
It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please visit our state’s website.
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this monument; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
Did You Know?
The Joshua Tree is closely related to the Lily Family (Liliaceae). The waxy greenish-white flowers of the Joshua Tree emit a sweet fragrance that is similar to the smell of coconut.