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Joshua Tree National Park in California

Joshua Tree National Park in California

View Joshua Tree National Park in California location in google map Joshua Tree National Park in California phone number Distance from hotel: 32.80 miles Visit Website Category: Attractions

Joshua Tree National Park: Hike Bike and Rock Climb Through the Desert

The world-famous Joshua Tree National Park gets its name from the spike-leafed evergreen that grows only in the Mojave Desert. Home to exciting destinations like Barker Dam and the Salton Sea, the park offers beautiful canyons, miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, and towering rock formations for the adventure-seeking climber. You may catch sight of a bighorn sheep, coyote, or a desert tortoise while traversing through the Mojave and Colorado deserts. Whether you are looking for peaceful meditation or vigorous activity, the stunningly stark beauty of the Joshua Tree is not-to-be-missed.



  • Park: Always Open
  • Visitor Center: Open Daily, 8:30 am to 5 pm


  • $30 per vehicle or $15 per individual (7-day pass)
  • Annual park pass: $55


  • Joshua Tree Music Festival
  • Shakti Fest
  • Joshua Tree Farmers Market
  • Summer Solstice Stardust Party


  • Hiking
  • Guided Tours
  • Rock Climbing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Festivals


  • What are the best things to do in Joshua Tree National Park?

    With two distinct desert ecosystems, the Mojave and the Colorado, Joshua Tree National Park offers endless outdoor adventures and unspoiled natural beauty. Explore the park's 12 self-guided nature trails, including Arch Rock and Wonderland of Rocks with large rock formations to climb on. The park offers exciting recreation, including hiking, biking, backpacking, horseback riding, rock climbing, and bird watching. Enjoy an off-road adventure through Pleasant Valley on Geology Road. Take in the scenic vistas at Keys View and visit Skull Rock.
  • How do you get to Joshua Tree National Park?

    Located at the convergence of the Mohave and the Colorado Desert, the Joshua Tree is about one hour from the Days Inn Palm Springs. From our hotel, head northwest on N Palm Canyon Dr toward W Vía Escuela. Take CA-62 E to Sage Ave and make right. Take a left at Yucca Trail and continue down to Alta Loma Rd. Turn right on Quail Springs Rd and continue to Park Blvd. The Joshua Tree is also accessible via I-10 E.

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