Joshua Tree National Park Tours and Programs

Joshua Tree National Park

Discover Joshua Tree with guided walks, talks, and evening programs under the stars given by park rangers and volunteers. Learn how humans, wildlife, and vegetation have adapted to survive in the desert, and how geologic forces have shaped this arid land. 

Keys Ranch tours meet at the Keys Ranch locked gate inside the national park. Ranger Naturalist Programs at Sky's the Limit meet at Sky's the Limit Observatory and Nature Center located at 9697 Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms, California. Reservations are required for these programs and must be made through Recreation.gov. Tickets are not available at visitor centers. 

Arrive early to allow time for parking or check-in. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Programs take place outdoors, but may be canceled during inclement weather or if there is a danger of lightning. 

Please bring a hat, wear sunscreen, and carry plenty of water with you. For evening programs, bring warm layers and a flashlight.

Discover Joshua Tree with guided walks, talks, and evening programs under the stars given by park rangers and volunteers. Learn how humans, wildlife, and vegetation have adapted to survive in the desert, and how geologic forces have shaped this arid land. 

Keys Ranch tours meet at the Keys Ranch locked gate inside the national park. Ranger Naturalist Programs at Sky's the Limit meet at Sky's the Limit Observatory and Nature Center located at 9697 Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms, California. Reservations are required for these programs and must be made through Recreation.gov. Tickets are not available at visitor centers. 

Arrive early to allow time for parking or check-in. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Programs take place outdoors, but may be canceled during inclement weather or if there is a danger of lightning. 

Please bring a hat, wear sunscreen, and carry plenty of water with you. For evening programs, bring warm layers and a flashlight.

Need to Know

Booking Windows

Tour reservations can be booked up to 60 days in advance. Advance tour reservations end at 9:00 p.m. (Pacific Time Zone) prior to tour date. No walk up tickets are available. Due to temperature extremes, tours may not be available in May, June, July and August.

Changes and Cancellations

Cancellations must be done at least 48 hours before your scheduled tour time for a full refund less the non-refundable per-ticket reservation fee. Refunds will not be given for tours cancelled or modified less than 48 hours before the scheduled tour time.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

74485 National Park Drive Twentynine Palms CA 92277-3597

Phone Number

760-367-5522

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