Ranger Programs

A ranger smiles in front of a crowd of seated visitors at sunset. Desert plants and rolling mountains fill the background.
Ranger programs are a great way to get a behind-the-scenes view of Joshua Tree.

NPS / Brad Sutton


Ranger Programs

Discover Joshua Tree with free guided walks, talks, and evening programs given by park rangers and volunteers. Learn how humans, wildlife, and vegetation have adapted to survive in the desert, and how geologic forces have shaped this arid land.

Arrive a few minutes early to allow time for parking. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Programs take place outdoors, but may be canceled or moved inside during inclement weather or in there is a danger of lightning.

Please bring a hat, wear sunscreen, and carry plenty of water with you. For evening programs, bring warm layers and a flashlight.

Check out our calendar of events for an updated list of programs.

Last updated: January 24, 2018

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Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3597


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