Ryan Campground

Color photo taken at night with a tent, Joshua tree, and night sky. NPS / Hannah Schwalbe
Half the fun in the park is after dark!

NPS / Hannah Schwalbe

All individual campsites at Ryan Campground are firstcome, first-served. Please pay your camping fee at the self-registration station, located to the right as you enter the campground from Park Boulevard. The campground is at 4,300 feet (1,310 m) in elevation.

Ryan Campground has
  • 31 campsites
  • No water—be sure to bring your own
  • Pit toilets
  • Rock formations, Joshua trees, and great views of nearby Ryan Mountain
  • Access to the California Riding and Hiking Trail and the Ryan Ranch Trail
  • Access to climbing and bouldering areas


Check out our Ryan Campground album on Flickr.


Visit our Camping Regulations page to learn more about general rules, pets, quiet hours, and fires/firewood.
Black and white campground map. Map is oriented with north to the top of the page. The campground is made of one large loop with a small horse campground spur loop.

Last updated: September 18, 2017

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Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3597


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