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Wildflowers on hillside near Cottonwood

Wildflowers on hillside near Cottonwood | Photo by NPS/Hannah Schwalbe | Public Domain | Source

Membership as a Gift

Looking for the perfect gift for any special occasion? Consider validating one's love for Joshua Tree National Park with a Gift Membership! Their membership not only helps support important park programs and projects, but it also comes with perks as an additional benefit. Perks include discounts to Desert Institute field classes as well as discounts in the visitor center park stores. Sign up a loved one today to be a member of a group of supporters committed to making Joshua Tree National Park a wondrous place for generations to come!

A Gift Membership Supports:

  • The Desert Institute, our weekend field study program for adult and family learners
  • Financial aid to Joshua Tree National Park for priority projects and programs
  • Environmental education materials for over 22,000 students each year
  • Park Ranger training
  • 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
  • The Artist in Residence program
  • Four Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center park stores, offering the most extensive collection of in-depth information about Joshua Tree available to park visitors
  • 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

Memberships are valid for one year following the month of issue. Your giftee's membership card and applicable gift will be mailed when their membership is processed. Visit one of the membership categories below to join or renew.

Membership Levels & Benefits

Level Benefits Price
Individual A new $25 annual gift membership includes these benefits:
  • 15% discount on merchandise at Joshua Tree National Park Association park stores, with reciprocal park store 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
$25
Joint A new $35 annual gift membership includes the benefits listed above for one other member of your giftee's family living at the same address. $35
Supporting A new $50 annual gift membership includes all of the benefits listed above plus:
  • Joshua Tree National Park Geology by Dee Trent and Rick Hazlett
$50
Patron A new $100 annual gift membership includes all individual membership benefits, plus:
  • Joshua Tree National Park DVD postcard
$100
Contributing A new $250 annual gift membership includes all individual membership benefits, plus:
  • On Foot in Joshua Tree National Park – A Comprehensive Hiking Guide, by Patty Furbush
$250
Sustaining a new $500 annual gift 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
$500
Benefactor A new $1,000 annual gift membership includes all individual membership benefits, plus:
  • One customized tour with a Desert Naturalist in Joshua Tree National Park. Have your giftee contact (760) 367-5535(760) 367-5535 or mail@joshuatree.org to make arrangements.
$1,000