Alerts & Conditions

Alerts

Caution

  • Alert 1 , Severity ,caution ,, Limited Parking and Campsites Due to record-high visitation numbers, parking lots and campsites are filling every weekend and on holidays. Visitors can expect long lines at both the West and South entrances. Be prepared to drive through the park and find other accommodations.
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Current Weather Conditions

See the National Weather Service zone forecast for Joshua Tree National Park. Note that this forecast zone covers a vast area with elevations ranging from 536 feet (163 m) in the park's extreme southeast corner to 5,814 feet (1,773 m) atop Quail Mountain. Conditions may vary greatly depending on your exact location within the park. Remember, your safety is your responsibility.

 

Average Weather

Days are typically clear with less than 25% humidity. Temperatures are most comfortable in the spring and fall, with an average highs around 85°F (29°C) and average lows around 50°F (10°C) respectively. Winter brings cooler days, around 60°F (15°C), and freezing nights. It occasionally snows at higher elevations. Summers are hot, over 100°F (38°C) during the day and not cooling much below 75°F (24°C) at night.

 
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74485 National Park Drive
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3597

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