Joshua Tree National Park

JTNP is YOUR backyard!  Be sure to escape and explore this magical resource!  

Pass Options include Weekly, Annual, National Parks Interagency and FREE Active Duty Military  available at all kiosk's and visitor centers.   

"Guided tours, patio talks, and evening programs are just a few ways you can get better connected with Joshua Tree National Park. Get more information about our popular Keys Ranch Tour, a reservation-only program that takes visitors to an historic homestead. Program availability varies with the season and weather conditions."    ~

Download the complete Joshua Tree NP Spring Visitor's Guide  

Plan your visit by viewing scheduled programs using searchable JTNP Online Calendar.

2019 Free Entrance Days

  • Monday, January 21 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

  • Saturday, April 20 – First Day of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger Day

  • Sunday, August 25 – National Park Service Anniversary

  • Saturday, September 28 – National Public Lands Day

  • Monday, November 11 – Veterans Day


Joshua Tree National Park Roadrunner Shuttle offers FREE SERVICE and ENTRY. Hop on / Hop off Friday-Saturday-Sunday in addition to select Holidays, November - February. Spring expands with daily service offered March - May 2019. Park and Ride locations are found at Twentynine Palms Transit Center and the Joshua Tree NP Oasis Visitor Center.

November 1st, 2018 through May 2019.

Shuttle service days and times vary seasonally. Be sure to plan your adventure by checking the SCHEDULE for your trip dates!

April Restrictions ~ No Service on Wednesday and Thursdays
May Schedule ~ Friday through Sunday Only (plus Memorial Day)

Extended Holiday Service Includes:

Thursday, November 22nd
December 21st >> January 6th
January 21st
February 18th
Memorial Day 2019

See Roadrunner Shuttle for details.