If arriving by vehicle, purchase a Private Vehicle Pass. Individual Pedestrian/Cyclist Passes are for visitors arriving by bicycle or walking in without a vehicle.This pass is only valid for entrance fees at Joshua Tree National Park.
Passes are non-transferrable, non-refundable, not replaceable if lost or stolen, and are void if altered or reproduced.
All visitors 16 years of age and older are required to pay an entrance fee at Joshua Tree National Park. Please be prepared to show your physical pass or digital pass on your mobile device.
Do you already own a pass? If you already own a valid Interagency Pass (Annual, Senior, Access, Military, etc.), you do not need to purchase any of the passes below.
Are you visiting more than one park? If you plan to visit other national parks or federal lands, consider purchasing an Interagency Pass (Annual, Senior, Access, Military, etc.) when you arrive at Joshua Tree.
The busy season in Joshua Tree runs from September through May. Springtime and holidays are the busiest times of the year and the park can be very crowded.
Come explore for yourself and Plan Like a Park Ranger! Joshua Tree National Park is open year-round. Learn more about many Things to Do at Joshua Tree such as hiking, camping, backpacking (permits available here ) photography, rock climbing and viewing the serene desert scenery on the Joshua Tree National Park website. Plan ahead to have a safe visit and recreate responsibly.
We invite you to be a caretaker for Joshua Tree National Park! Report graffiti, pack out your trash, give wildlife space, and respect cultural heritage sites. We need your help to keep JT special!