Plan Your Visit
The Monument is located on the Colorado Plateau in northwestern Arizona. It borders Grand Canyon National Park to the south, Nevada to the west, and is bounded by the Bureau of Land Management Arizona Strip region on the east and north. You can access the Monument, via dirt roads, from Nevada, Utah, and Arizona, so consult a map to determine which entrance point will work best with your travel route. Remember that there are no paved roads within the Monument. It is essential that you read the “Surviving the Parashant” section so that you can plan for a safe visit to this remote area.
Surviving the Parashant
Note: It is illegal to drive any vehicle (including ATVs and bicycles) off designated roads.
Emergency phone number
1-800-680-5851 – 24 hours a day
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.