Self-guided School Trips

Educational groups are encouraged to use the park for their own programs.

Entrance-fee waivers are available for educational visits but not for recreational visits. A statement of your educational objectives and your lesson plan with an outline of educational activities is required.

Primary and Secondary School Groups

To request an academic fee waiver for groups through grade twelve, download and completely fill out the Fee Waiver Application form (140 kB PDF).

Return completed form via email, fax, or mail. Allow a minimum of two weeks for us to process your request. Camping fees are not included in the entrance-fee waiver.

College and University Groups

College and university groups may also request a fee waiver for educational purposes. See Fee Waiver Requirements for more details and an application.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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


(760) 367-5500

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