Movies in Joshua Tree

A film crew set up atop boulders
The desert landscape provides a fascinating backdrop for media.

Many film and TV productions have taken place in and around Joshua Tree National Park. It is easy to understand why these deserts are a highly sought after filming destination. The surreal landscapes, cotton candy skies, diverse wildlife, and powerful imagery found here are recognized around the globe.

Filming permits are available to those conducting commercial shoots. Personal photography and video does not require a permit.
scaffold filming platform
Several Hollywood movies have been filmed in Joshua Tree.

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Last updated: February 23, 2017