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

A Learning Adventure Awaits

Joshua Tree National Park holds wonders for your students, whether they visit the park on a field trip or have a park ranger come to their classroom.

For the 2016-2017 school year, ranger-led programs will be offered starting on October 3, 2016. We are accepting reservation requests now. Find out more and download reservation request forms using the links below.

Field Trips

A school trip to Joshua Tree creates opportunities for memorable, meaningful learning. Your visit can be ranger-led or self-guided. Find out more about program options, request that a ranger lead your field trip, apply for an academic fee waiver, or request transportation funding.


Guest Speakers

Students love having a real park ranger visit their class. Learn about our program offerings and find out how to request a classroom visit.


Curriculum Materials

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


Professional Development

Find resources for environmental education instruction.


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 Drive
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3597


(760) 367-5500

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