Eating & Sleeping

Campers gather around the fire ring at the Jumbo Rocks Campground. NPS / Brad Sutton
Joshua Tree National Park is a popular destination for campers.

NPS / Brad Sutton

 

Camping

Learn more about the nine campgrounds in Joshua Tree.

There are also a number of options for camping outside of the park.

If you're looking for self-sustained, off in the backcountry experiences, check out our backpacking page.

 

Lodging

There is no lodging available within Joshua Tree National Park. However, there are many places to stay in nearby communities. Please contact area chambers of commerce for information.

 

Restaurants, Grocery Stores, & Picnic Areas

There are no restaurants or grocery stores inside Joshua Tree National Park, but nearby communities provide these services. Check with area chambers of commerce for more information.

Joshua Tree has eight picnic areas: Cottonwood, Indian Cove, Live Oak, Split Rock, Cap Rock, Hidden Valley, Quail Springs, and Black Rock. Their locations are shown on the map below.

Remember: help us keep wildlife wild. Never feed wild animals. Store food in hard-sided containers or in your vehicle. Carefully clean up all trash and leftovers, even small crumbs.
 
locations of picnic areas in Joshua Tree National Park

Last updated: June 28, 2017

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Mailing Address:

74485 National Park Drive
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3597

Phone:

(760) 367-5500

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