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6554 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2500
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good location but found it difficult to park due to the tour vehicles. The batjroom facilities seemed inadequate at those times. Workers of the center were helpful and informative. A good variety of literature about the park.

Thank Claudia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly JTNP rangers gave us wonderful ideas for day hikes for our young family during a particularly hot week. Grab a park patch or sticker, some sunscreen, and head out there!

Thank JPFerguson2424
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If this is your first time to Joshua Tree then do yourself a favor and visit the Information Center. The staff here are ver friendly and will take their time to make sure you have the best experience of the park. They suggested a number...More

Thank nickwarrilow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park’s visitor center is in a great location. People there offered to help navigating the park and figuring out what to do. Would come again!!

Thank justinparks661
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean restrooms. Gift shop has some pretty neat stuff including a children’s play area. There’s a water pump in the parking lot to refill your water bottles. This seemed to be the closest spot for restrooms from here to the jumbo rock campground, which...More

1  Thank Kalani B
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The staff at the visitor center gave us an itinerary of things to see given our short time in the park. Also, they sell large water bottles for $1 each. Buy several because you will need them in the park. It's also a great place...More

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

A very interesting National Park as there is a diverse range of vegetation and Rick formations. As a frequent visitor to National Parks, this one is truly spectacular. Also, great facilities for picnicking as well as good hiking trails. Although I did not experience it...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 3 July 2018

this is a very helpful place to visit before entering the park. this park is enormous with so much to see and do

Thank Terry F
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The Center has exhibits that explain a little of the history and development of the Park. It includes a brief explanation of the people who lived there and the geology of the place . Get your brochures ,maps and passes here..then continue up the road...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This visitor center is a good place to load up on info, water and maps to safely enjoy the park. There are no other facilities in the park except a couple of remote campgrounds. The assistance at the front desk is very good at answering...More

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