Keys Ranch Tour

Joshua Tree National Park Tours and Programs

Discover the colorful lives of Bill and Frances Keys and learn how they survived and raised a family in the harsh desert environment on the Keys Ranch Tour. Explore the ranch house, school room, store, workshop, and more treasures from the 60 years the Keys called this area home. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, the property is located in a remote, rocky canyon in Joshua Tree National Park.

Keys Ranch tours last 90 minutes and involve about a half-mile of walking. Keys Ranch tours are currently limited to selected dates as shown on the Recreation.gov calendar. Due to temperature extremes, tours might not be available during the hottest summer months (May, June, July and August). Reservations are available up to 60 days in advance and until the day before the tour.

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