Where Two Deserts Meet

Two distinct desert ecosystems, the Mojave and the Colorado, come together in Joshua Tree National Park. A fascinating variety of plants and animals make their homes in a land sculpted by strong winds and occasional torrents of rain. Dark night skies, a rich cultural history, and surreal geologic features add to the wonder of this vast wilderness in southern California. Come explore for yourself.

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Where Two Deserts Meet Podcast

Jump into the world of Joshua Tree National Park with rangers Donovan Smith and Ian Chadwick, as they explore the park.

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Buy Your Pass Online

Purchase digital park entrance passes at no additional cost. Buying your pass ahead of time may help expedite your trip into the park!

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Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center

The Oasis Visitor Center has moved to the Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center at 6533 Freedom Way in Twentynine Palms! Come visit!

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What's Open

Learn about current conditions, closures, construction and other relevant info before you arrive.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find out the answers to the most commonly asked questions about visiting the park.

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Shop Online for Books and Gifts

Operated by non-profit partner the Joshua Tree National Park Association.

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National Park App

Download the NPS App! Install the app and save Joshua Tree for offline use prior to arrival so you can use it without cell coverage.

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A safe visit is a fun visit. Get important safety information here.

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What Exactly Is a Joshua Tree?

Dagger-like leaves? Sprawling, zig-zaggy branches? The Joshua tree looks like it belongs in a Dr. Seuss book.

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

74485 National Park Drive
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3597


760 367-5500

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