Sights & Attractions in Joshua Tree National Park

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Things to Do in Joshua Tree National Park

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Barker Dam
Built in 1905 by ranchers and miners to hold water for cattle...
Dam Joshua Tree National Park
 
Big Wheel Tours
Based in Palm Desert, Big Wheel Tours offers van excursions...
Tours Joshua Tree National Park
 
Black Rock Canyon
Set among Joshua trees, pinyon pines, and junipers, this popular...
Restaurants Joshua Tree National Park
 
Cholla Cactus Garden
This stand of bigelow cholla (sometimes called jumping cholla...
Gardens / Arboretums Joshua Tree National Park
 
Cottonwood Spring
Home to the native Cahuilla people for centuries, this spring...
Bodies of Water Joshua Tree National Park
 
Cottonwood Spring
Shady trees make this a pleasant place to picnic. It has drinking...
Restaurants Joshua Tree National Park
 
Cottonwood Visitor Center
Exhibits in this small center, staffed by rangers and volunteers...
Information Centers Joshua Tree National Park
 
Covington Flats
This is a great place to get away from crowds. There's just one...
Restaurants Joshua Tree National Park
 
The Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park
This organization offers a full schedule of educational lectures...
Educational Institutions Joshua Tree National Park
 
Elite Land Tours
Elite Land Tours offer luxurious four-hour exursions to remote...
Tours Joshua Tree National Park
 
Evening Programs
Rangers present hour-long Saturday evening lectures at Black...
Tours Joshua Tree National Park
 
Fortynine Palms Oasis
A short drive off Highway 62, this site is a bit of a preview...
Native American Sites Joshua Tree National Park
 
Geology Motor Tour
Some of the park's most fascinating landscapes can be observed...
Scenic Drives Joshua Tree National Park
 
Hidden Valley
This legendary cattle-rustlers hideout is set among big boulders...
Geological Sites Joshua Tree National Park
 
Hidden Valley
Set among huge rock formations, with picnic tables shaded by...
Restaurants Joshua Tree National Park
 
Joshua Tree Visitor Center
This visitor center has interesting exhibits illustrating park...
Information Centers Joshua Tree National Park
 
Keys Ranch
This 150-acre ranch, which once belonged to William and Frances...
Tours Joshua Tree National Park
 
Keys Ranch Tour
A guide takes you through the former home of a family that homesteaded...
Educational Institutions Joshua Tree National Park
 
Keys View
At 5,185 feet, this point affords a sweeping view of the Santa...
Viewpoints Joshua Tree National Park
 
Live Oak
Tucked among piles of boulders, this picnic area in the midst...
Restaurants Joshua Tree National Park
 
Lost Horse Mine
This historic mine, which produced 10,000 ounces of gold and...
Mines Joshua Tree National Park
 
Lost Palms Oasis
More than 100 fan palms comprise the largest group of the exotic...
Canyon Joshua Tree National Park
 
Oasis Visitor Center
Exhibits here illustrate how Joshua Tree was formed, reveal the...
Information Centers Joshua Tree National Park
 
Ocotillo Patch
Stop here for a roadside exhibit on the dramatic display made...
Gardens / Arboretums Joshua Tree National Park
 
Park Boulevard
If you have time only for a short visit, driving Park Boulevard...
Scenic Drives Joshua Tree National Park
 
Pinto Basin Road
This paved road takes you from high Mojave desert to low Colorado...
Scenic Drives Joshua Tree National Park
 
Stargazing
At Joshua Tree National Park you can tour the Milky Way on summer...
Educational Institutions Joshua Tree National Park
 
Trail Discovery
You can get a full day of exploring Joshua Tree with Trail Discovery...
Tours Joshua Tree National Park
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