Alerts & Conditions

Park Closures

Joshua Tree National Park is modifying operations to support federal, state, and local efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The park is closed to all visitors. Park rangers remain on duty protecting Joshua Tree National Park.

Closed

  • The park is closed to all visitors including hikers, bikers, and vehicles
  • Entrances
  • Visitor centers
  • Campgrounds
  • Restroom facilities

Cancellations

  • All programs
  • All permits for special use activities
  • Campsite reservations

 

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Air Quality


During the summer when temperatures soar, air quality may be poor. Please use caution and check our Live Weather & Air Quality Data page. During the fall and winter months, air quality is generally good.
 

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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View from Belle Mountain

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Last updated: April 1, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

74485 National Park Drive
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3597

Phone:

(760) 367-5500

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