The official park newspaper and trip planner, the Joshua Tree Guide, was redesigned in 2015. We now publish three issues per year: winter/spring (February-May), summer (June-September), and fall/winter (October-January). Past issues are archived here as PDFs for you to view or download.
Park Newspaper Archive
Summer Guide: June 1 - September 30, 2016
Download the first edition of the Summer 2016 Joshua Tree Guide.
Spring Guide: February 1 - May 31, 2016
Download the Spring 2016 Joshua Tree Guide (2.0 MB PDF). Feature articles in this issue are about the 2016 National Park Service Centennial, the diversity of wildflowers, and the history of women in the Joshua Tree area.
Fall Guide: Oct. 1, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
Download the Fall 2015 Joshua Tree Guide (1.9 MB PDF). Feature articles in this issue are about the night sky, historic preservation work in the park, and the importance of conserving water.
Summer Guide: June 1 - Sept. 30, 2015
Download the Summer 2015 Joshua Tree Guide (1.3 MB PDF). This issue includes must-read information on heat safety and safe summer travel in the desert.
Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 Joshua Tree Guide
Download the Fall 2014-Spring 2015 Joshua Tree Guide (6.4 MB PDF), in use from October 2014 through mid-May 2015.