Filming Locations

The following locations are available for commercial filming at Joshua Tree National Park. Choosing one of these areas will usually provide a smooth and speedy application process. You may contact the special park use coordinator at 760-367-5545 with any questions.
Cap Rock

Cap Rock

  • Parking area provides beautiful views of rocks and Joshua trees
  • Popular location for still, fashion shoots
  • Can shoot close-in for the rocks or wide angle to include the trees
  • Rock climbing shots available here

Hidden Valley Picnic Area
Hidden Valley Picnic Area
  • Perfect for rock climbing shots
  • Close-in view shows majestic appearance of the area
  • Many sites can be found in this location.
  • Offers boulders, trees, and panoramic views
Live Oak Picnic Area
Live Oak Picnic Area
  • Offers a variety of backgrounds
  • A very private and popular location
  • Can shoot next to or within the boulder fields
  • Numerous panoramic views with rock inserts

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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74485 National Park Drive
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3597


760 367-5500

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