Joshua Tree National Park News
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Temporary Closure of 49 Palms Hiking Trail in Joshua Tree National Park
June 1, 2022 | 8:58 am
Beginning today, Wednesday June 1, 2022, Joshua Tree National Park managers will close the 49 Palms Trail to allow bighorn sheep undisturbed access to surface water.
Joshua Tree National Park Celebrates New Multi-Partner Visitor Center
May 6, 2022 | 1:50 pm
Joshua Tree National Park (JTNP) announces the opening of the newest park visitor center facility and bookstore.
Joshua Tree Announces Art Gallery Opening of Local Artist and Students from Twentynine Palms
April 25, 2022 | 10:37 am
Joshua Tree National Park management is pleased to announce a new art exhibition by local Wonder Valley artist, Stacy Byrd. ReUsed! is an assemblage of pieces incorporating reclaimed items collected near her Mojave Desert home. Through repurposing materials, Byrd created desert landscapes full of vibrant color and depth.
Construct a New West Entrance Fee Station Environmental Finding of No Significant Impact
March 30, 2022 | 5:25 pm
Joshua Tree National Park (JTNP) announces the approval of the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). The FONSI was signed by Pacific West Region Regional Director Frank Lands on March 25, 2022.
Climber fatality in the Sheep Pass Area
March 29, 2022 | 4:58 pm
A fall resulted in a fatality of a climber in the Sheep Pass Area of Joshua Tree National Park on Saturday, March 26, 2022.
Search and rescue training schedule in Indian Cove Area, Joshua Tree National Park
March 1, 2022 | 12:45 pm
Search and rescue teams will be training on many rock crags in the Indian Cove Area this weekend.
Joshua Tree National Park Climbing Management Plan Public Scoping Extended to March 13, 2022
February 18, 2022 | 2:03 pm
TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA—Due to the significant public interest in the Climbing Management Plan (CMP), Joshua Tree National Park (JTNP) is extending the public scoping comment period by two weeks.
Joshua Tree National Park management is pleased to announce a new art exhibition by former Mojave National Preserve Artist-in-Residence, Dani Dodge. Embracing the Incarnate is inspired by Dodge’s study of Joshua trees at Mojave National Preserve between
February 16, 2022 | 3:46 pm
Joshua Tree National Park management is pleased to announce a new art exhibition by former Mojave National Preserve Artist-in-Residence, Dani Dodge. Embracing the Incarnate is inspired by Dodge’s study of Joshua trees at Mojave National Preserve between 2018 and 2021. The show artistically embodies the joy of the majestic trees, the devastation from the 2020 Dome Fire, and the glimmer of hope from their potential recovery and restoration.
Construct a New West Entrance Fee Station Environmental Assessment Public Review and Comment
February 9, 2022 | 4:06 pm
Joshua Tree National Park (JTNP) began accepting public comments on a project to construct a new West Entrance Fee Station approximately 1/2 mile further inside the park to replace the existing fee station.
Changes to Superintendent’s Compendium at Joshua Tree National Park
February 4, 2022 | 12:13 pm
Announcing changes to the Superintendent's Compendium.