Join the Joshua Tree National Park Association and you’ll support park programs and projects while enjoying some great benefits. Our members are a committed group of supporters whose contributions each year help the park fulfill its educational, interpretive, and research plans. As a member you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting youth programs, scientific research and the park’s historical collections, and you will assist in the preservation of our fragile desert environment for generations to come.
You membership supports:
- Four Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center bookstores, offering the most extensive collection of in-depth information about Joshua Tree available to park visitors
- The Desert Institute, our weekend field study program for adult and family learners
- Environmental education materials for over 22,000 students each year
- Park Ranger training
- Grants for scientific research
- The Minerva Hoyt California Desert Conservation Award, which recognizes achievements that have led to a significant and lasting contribution on behalf of the deserts of California
- Publishing books and other media specific to Joshua Tree National Park
- The park’s library and museum, available to academic researchers and any interested community scholars
- The annual Art Festival and Artist-in-Residence program
Join or Renew
Memberships are valid for one year following the month of issue. Your membership card and applicable gift will be mailed when your membership is processed. Visit one of the membership categories below to join or renew.
Membership Levels & Benefits
Your new $25 annual membership includes these benefits:
- 15% discount on merchandise at Joshua Tree National Park Association bookstores, with reciprocal bookstore discounts at many other National Parks
- Keys Views, our JTNPA newsletter, and a monthly e-newsletter update on park events
- $10 discount off every Desert Institute class
- Joshua Tree National Park Association sticker
Your new $35 annual membership includes the benefits listed above for one other member of your family living at the same address.
Your new $50 annual membership includes all of the benefits listed above plus:
- Joshua Tree National Park Geology by Dee Trent and Rick Hazlett
Your new $100 annual membership includes all individual membership benefits, plus:
- Joshua Tree National Park DVD postcard
Your new $250 annual membership includes all individual membership benefits, plus:
- On Foot in Joshua Tree National Park – A Comprehensive Hiking Guide, by Patty Furbush
Your new $500 annual membership includes all individual membership benefits, plus:
- Joshua Tree Desert Reflections – by Stephen Trimble
- Wildflowers of Joshua Tree National Park Brochure
- Birds of Joshua Tree National Park Brochure
Your new $1,000 annual membership includes all individual membership benefits, plus:
- One customized tour with a Desert Naturalist in Joshua Tree National Park. Call (760) 367-5535 to make arrangements.