Camping Outside of the Park

Are there any available campsites in the park right now?

Campgrounds are usually full on weekends October through May. From mid-February to mid-May (and during holidays) campgrounds usually fill throughout the week. To improve your chances of getting a campsite and avoid disappointment, visit during the off-season (June-September), reserve a site, and/or have alternate overnight plans ready.

Since most park campgrounds are first-come, first-serve availability can change by the minute.


Private Campgrounds

North of the Park


Joshua Tree Lake RV & Campground
2601 Sunfair Road
Joshua Tree, CA

JT Sportsman's Club
6225 Sunburst Avenue
Joshua Tree, CA

Twentynine Palms RV Resort
4949 Desert Knoll Avenue
Twentynine Palms, CA

Little Pioneertown RV
55408 Twentynine Palms Highway
Yucca Valley, CA
(760) 362-2163

South of the Park

Chiriaco Summit
62450 Chiriaco Road
Chiriaco Summit, CA

Palm Springs/Joshua Tree KOA
70405 Dillon Road
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92241

Dispersed Camping

There are some camping options nearby the park on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). There are no campgrounds or facilities, but these lands have their own rules and regulations for dispersed camping. Learn more about where and how to camp on these lands on the BLM website.

Last updated: April 16, 2020

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Twentynine Palms , CA 92277-3597


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