Joshua Tree National Park, California

Joshua Tree National Park is near Twentynine Palms, San Bernardino, California. The park was established on October 31, 1994 covers 1235 square miles and is host to nearly 1.4 million visitors each year. It has been designated as a national monument since 1936. It's made up of portions a the Mojave and Colorado Desert the Mojave being the larger of the two. The park is named after a tree found in the Mojave desert called the Joshua Tree. Hiking, Camping, and Rock Climbing are popular activities as well as stargazing due to the parks lack of light pollution. The park contains wildlife such as lizards, squirrels, birds, sheep, rats, coyotes, rabbits, and snakes. The park is open 365 days a year 24 hours a day but vistors tend to lean towards the fall and spring due to the high temperatures in summer.

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News

Come Volunteer at Joshua Tree National Park for National Public Lands Day

Volunteers are invited to Joshua Tree National Park to participate in the 25th Annual National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 22, from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Fortynine Palms Oasis Trail Closed

Park officials announced that Fortynine Palms Oasis Trail will be closed from sunset on Tuesday, September 25 until noon on Thursday, September 27. Aerial search operations by helicopter will be active in the area as a continuation of the Miller search.

Retirement of Two Long-Serving Joshua Tree National Park Employees

This September will see the culmination of the careers of two of the park’s longest serving staff members. Human resource specialist Rebecca Patterson and park ranger Jimmy Pritchett will retire after over thirty years each at Joshua Tree National Park.

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