Goods & Services
Cell phone service not available in most of the park
While there is cell service in the towns surrounding Joshua Tree National Park, the rugged and remote terrain of the park itself means that very few areas in the park have cell coverage. You should not expect to rely on your cell phone for navigation or emergencies.
Food, gas, lodging, and similar services are not available in Joshua Tree National Park
Get information on services available in nearby communities from area chambers of commerce.
Water is available at only a few locations around the park:
Bring water with you into the park. See Safety for more information.