Sights & Attractions in Joshua Tree National Park

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Barker Dam
Built in 1905 by ranchers and miners to hold...
Dam Joshua Tree National Park
 
Big Morongo Canyon Preserve
Once a Native American village and later a cattle...
Nature Preserves Outside the Park
 
Big Wheel Tours
Based in Palm Desert, Big Wheel Tours offers van...
Tours Joshua Tree National Park
 
Black Rock Canyon
Set among Joshua trees, pinyon pines, and...
Restaurants Joshua Tree National Park
 
Cholla Cactus Garden
This stand of bigelow cholla (sometimes called...
Gardens / Arboretums Joshua Tree National Park
 
Coachella Valley History Museum
Make a date to learn about dates at this museum...
Museums / Galleries Outside the Park
 
Cottonwood Spring
Home to the native Cahuilla people for centuries,...
Bodies of Water Joshua Tree National Park
 
Cottonwood Spring
Shady trees make this a pleasant place to...
Restaurants Joshua Tree National Park
 
Cottonwood Visitor Center
Exhibits in this small center, staffed by rangers...
Information Centers Joshua Tree National Park
 
Covington Flats
This is a great place to get away from crowds....
Restaurants Joshua Tree National Park
 
The Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park
This organization offers a full schedule of...
Educational Institutions Joshua Tree National Park
 
Elite Land Tours
Elite Land Tours offer luxurious four-hour...
Tours Joshua Tree National Park
 
Evening Programs
Rangers present hour-long Saturday evening...
Tours Joshua Tree National Park
 
Fortynine Palms Oasis
A short drive off Highway 62, this site is a...
Native American Sites Joshua Tree National Park
 
Geology Motor Tour
Some of the park's most fascinating landscapes...
Scenic Drives Joshua Tree National Park
 
Hi-Desert Nature Museum
Creatures that make their homes in Joshua Tree...
Museums / Galleries Outside the Park
 
Hidden Valley
This legendary cattle-rustlers hideout is set...
Geological Sites Joshua Tree National Park
 
Hidden Valley
Set among huge rock formations, with picnic...
Restaurants Joshua Tree National Park
 
Joshua Tree Visitor Center
This visitor center has interesting exhibits...
Information Centers Joshua Tree National Park
 
Keys Ranch
This 150-acre ranch, which once belonged to...
Tours Joshua Tree National Park
 
Keys Ranch Tour
A guide takes you through the former home of a...
Educational Institutions Joshua Tree National Park
 
Keys View
At 5,185 feet, this point affords a sweeping...
Viewpoints Joshua Tree National Park
 
Live Oak
Tucked among piles of boulders, this picnic...
Restaurants Joshua Tree National Park
 
Lost Horse Mine
This historic mine, which produced 10,000...
Mines Joshua Tree National Park
 
Lost Palms Oasis
More than 100 fan palms comprise the largest...
Canyon Joshua Tree National Park
 
Oasis of Murals
The history and current life of Twentynine...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Outside the Park
 
Oasis Visitor Center
Exhibits here illustrate how Joshua Tree was...
Information Centers Joshua Tree National Park
 
Ocotillo Patch
Stop here for a roadside exhibit on the dramatic...
Gardens / Arboretums Joshua Tree National Park
 
Park Boulevard
If you have time only for a short visit, driving...
Scenic Drives Joshua Tree National Park
 
Pinto Basin Road
This paved road takes you from high Mojave...
Scenic Drives Joshua Tree National Park
 
Pioneertown
In 1946 Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, the Sons of the...
Towns Outside the Park
 
Stargazing
At Joshua Tree National Park you can tour the...
Educational Institutions Joshua Tree National Park
 
Trail Discovery
You can get a full day of exploring Joshua Tree...
Tours Joshua Tree National Park

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