Joshua Tree National Park

Camping and Lodging

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Lodging

There is no lodging in the Joshua Tree National Park, though campsites are available. Lodging can be found in nearby cities, see below.

Hotels/motels

Click on the cities' names below to get rates, availability and reservations online. There are resorts, hotels and motels in Palms Springs, Indio, Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley, with something for every taste and price range.



Camping

A total of nine campgrounds are available in Joshua Tree National Park. Backcountry camping is allowed with a permit. Water and flush toilets are available only in Black Rock Canyon and Cottonwood campgrounds, the rest offer chemical toilets. All campgrounds provide fireplaces and tables. Collecting wood inside the park is prohibited. None have showers. For reservations at Black Rock Canyon and group sites, call 1-877-444-6777.

Horses are permitted only in Ryan and Black Rock Canyon.

Black Rock Canyon - 100 sites, water and flush toilets, fire rings, close to Black Rock Springs and Eureka Peak trails. Fee $15. Horses are permitted in Black Rock Canyon.

Cottonwood - 62 sites, water and flush toilets, a good tent site; crowded on weekends. Group camping by reservation - 3 sites. Fee $30/group.

Cottonwood

Indian Cove - 107 sites, unusual setting surrounded by rock formations. Group camping by reservation -13 sites. Fee $15-$30/group.

Sheep Pass - 6 group sites. Group camping by reservation. Fee $10/group.

 

Campground

Elevation

Sites

Fee

Water

Remarks

Belle

3,800'

18

$10

N

 

Black Rock

4,000'

100

$15

Y

horse camp $15

Cottonwood

3,000'

62

$15

Y

3 group sites $25

Hidden Valley

4,200'

39

$10

N

 

Indian Cove

3,200'

101

$15

N

13 group sites $25/$40

Jumbo Rocks

4,400'

125

$10

N

 

Ryan

4,300'

31

$10

N

$10 charge for horse camp

Sheep Pass

4,500'

0

 0

N

6 group sites $25/40

White Tank

3,800'

15

$10

N

 

For on-line reservations for campgrounds

On-Line Reservations Now Available!

Reservations: Sites at Black Rock and Indian Cove campgrounds may be reserved from October 1 through May 31 by calling 1-877-444-6777 up to six months in advance of the date you want to reserve. Or you may make reservations online at www.recreation.gov



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Joshua Tree National Park
74485 National Park Drive
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
760-367-5500

 

 

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