Park Statistics

Area

792,510 acres
1,238 square miles
3,207 square kilometers

Elevation

Highest point: 5,814 ft (1,773 m) at the summit of Quail Mountain
Lowest point: 536 ft (163 m) at the southeastern boundary of the park

Annual Visitation

2015: 2,025,756 (the first year visitation surpassed two million)
2014: 1,589,904
2013: 1,383,340
2012: 1,396,117
2011: 1,396,237

Historic Annual Visitation

2010: 1,434,976
2000: 1,233,935
1990: 1,022,396 (1990 was the first year visitation surpassed one million)
1980: 545,357
1970: 643,000
1960: 320,100
1950: 79,129
1941: 31,285 (1941 was the first year records were kept)

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View more Visitor Use Statistics for Joshua Tree National Park, including monthly visitation, overnight stays, and vehicle counts.

Last updated: May 24, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

74485 National Park Drive
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3597

Phone:

(760) 367-5500

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