"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
Download the official Joshua Tree National Park Newspaper and Guide.
Plan your visit by viewing scheduled programs using searchable JTNP Online Calendar.
2019 Free Entrance Days
Monday, January 21 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Saturday, April 20 – First Day of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger Day
Sunday, August 25 – National Park Service Anniversary
Saturday, September 28 – National Public Lands Day
Monday, November 11 – Veterans Day
JTNP Roadrunner Shuttle / Service Suspended
Joshua Tree National Park Roadrunner Shuttle Two-Year Pilot project ended May 31, 2019. We are sad to report that Joshua Tree National Park in conjunction with the Morongo Basin Transit Authority are no longer offering this service.
SEPTEMBER 14 & 15, 2019
10am - 4pm
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
5TH ANNUAL NIGHT SKY FESTIVAL: SEPTEMBER 21st, 2019
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.
Follow our BLOG for further details as the date approaches! Some events have limited space and require TICKETS while others are FREE. We encourage attendees to RESERVE your accommodations with JTVH early!
An amazing lineup of presentations, youth crafts, star party and Astrophotography workshop are offered through Joshua Tree National Park Association. Tickets available online at JTNParts.org