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.

Joshua Tree National Park Info


Joshua Tree National Park

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News

Inbound Lanes at Joshua Tree Reopen At Entrance Stations

Park officials have reopened inbound lanes at Joshua Tree National Park entrance stations today, December 27, 2019.

Inbound Lanes Closed Due to Dangerous Road Conditions

Inbound lanes to Joshua Tree National Park are currently closed due to extreme weather and dangerous road conditions.

Skeletal Remains in Joshua Tree National Park Identified

On Friday, December 20, 2019, Joshua Tree National Park law enforcement officers found human skeletal remains and personal belongings in the 49 Palms Canyon area. The decedent was identified this week by the San Bernardino County coroner as Paul Miller, 51, of Ontario Canada. Miller was last seen on the 49 Palms Oasis Trail in July 2018.

Joshua Tree National Park Photos

Ryan Campground Headstone Rock in Joshua Tree National Park

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Ryan Campground Headstone Rock in Joshua Tree National Park

USA, California, Joshua Tree National Park. Ryan Campground Headstone Rock in Joshua Tree National Park at sunset on a stormy evening creating a strong yellow blue color contrast.

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Color landscape photograph of a large boulder next to a rock formation with Joshua Trees in the background at Joshua Tree National Park in the southern California desert. It is just before sunset and half of the large boulder is lit with the warm tones light of the afternoon sun against the shadows. Photograph by Craig Brewer.

Mohave Mound Monochrome Flower

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Mohave Mound Monochrome Flower

Mohave Mound Cactus, Joshua Mohave Desert, Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA. (B/W)

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Color landscape photograph at sunset of a field of Joshua Trees and desert plants with mountains in the distance at Joshua Tree National Park in the southern California desert. Photograph by Craig Brewer.

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