Ranger Cynthia points out a creosote bush to students on a field trip
Students learn about creosote bush while experiencing Joshua Tree National Park on a field trip.

NPS/Jesmira Bonoan

Joshua Tree National Park holds adventure for students, whether it's a visit to the park or a ranger in the classroom.


Parks as Classrooms

Education programs for the 2015-16 school year have concluded.

Please check back after August 1, 2016 for updated programs and reservation request forms.

Programs for the 2016-17 school year will begin October 1.

Curriculum Materials

Find lesson plans about Joshua Tree National Park's geology, ecology, and human history.

Professional Development

Find resources for instructing environmental education.

Contact us:

Email Us
Voice: 760-367-3012
Fax: 760-367-6392
Mail: Education Office
Joshua Tree National Park
9800 Black Rock Canyon Road
Yucca Valley, CA 92284

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Mailing Address:

74485 National Park Dr.
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3597


(760) 367-5500

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