"Guided tours, patio talks, and evening programs are just a few ways you can get better connected with Joshua Tree National Park. Get more information about our popular Keys Ranch Tour, a reservation-only program that takes visitors to an historic homestead. Program availability varies with the season and weather conditions." ~ www.NPS.gov
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Free Entrance Days
January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 20: Presidents' Day
April 15-16 and 22-23: Weekends of National Park Week
August 25: National Park Service Birthday
September 30: National Public Lands Day
November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend
ART EXPOSITION: SEPTEMBER 16 & 17, 2017
Art Market with artist booths, music, food and beverages at 29 Palms Inn; exhibition and art demonstrations at 29 Palms Art Gallery; hands-on mural project at 29 Palms Creative Center; ranger talks at Oasis Visitor Center and nature walks at Oasis of Mara, Twentynine Palms, CA. Admission free!
Schedule of Events
3RD ANNUAL NIGHT SKY FESTIVAL: NOVEMBER 10-12, 2017
This Veteran's Day weekend, the National Park Service and partners will bring together astronomers, scientists, night-sky enthusiasts, artists, junior rangers, and members of nearby communities to celebrate the night skies of Joshua Tree National Park. This event is free of charge. Park entrance fees apply November 10. November 11 & 12 are fee-free days in honor of Veteran's Day.
Watch this site for further details as the date approaches! No reservations are required for the event but reserve your accommodations with JTVH early!