For Kids

a smiling young girl wearing a Jr. Ranger hat and badge

NPS/Kurt Moses


Teens: Job Opportunities with the Youth Conservation Corps

Local area high school students are invited to participate in a paid summer program performing important conservation work. Find out more about the Youth Conservation Corps.

Kids: Earn a Junior Ranger Badge
Have fun on your Joshua Tree National Park adventure! When you visit the park, you can complete a Junior Ranger activity book and earn a badge.
cover of book entitled "A Joshua Tree Named Lily" with painting of a Joshua tree and other desert plants
A Joshua Tree Named Lily

Download an illustrated story (3.5 MB PDF) about Joshua Tree National Park's iconic tree, Lily. A Spanish translation, Un árbol de Josué llamado Lily (37 kB Word file), is also available.

Every Kid in a Park

Fourth graders can get a free pass to explore America's national parks. Find out more about President Obama's Every Kid in a Park initiative.

Become a WebRanger

As a WebRanger you will have fun while learning new things. You will solve mysteries and puzzles, play games, take part in stories, and gather secret words.
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74485 National Park Drive
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3597


(760) 367-5500

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