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Heavy Rains Cause Road Closures In Joshua Tree National Park


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Flooding from monsoon rainfall in the Pinto Basin; Fried Liver Wash

Flooding from monsoon rainfall in the Pinto Basin; Fried Liver Wash | Photo by NPS/Brad Sutton | Public Domain | Source

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Twentynine Palms, California – Due to heavy rain activity on Saturday, February 2, park officials have closed all dirt roads in the park. The south entrance, off of I-10 is open but is reduced to one lane in certain areas. Oversize vehicles and RVs are recommended to use an alternate route to enter the park. The Keys Ranch Tour has been cancelled for Sunday, February 3, 2019.

The park reminds visitors not to drive off-road at any time. Avoid driving through running water and slow down and exercise caution when driving in wet conditions.


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George Land - NPS - (760) 367-5507

Joshua Tree National Park Association is is a non-profit partner of Joshua Tree National Park. For more information, please contact us by email at mail@joshuatree.org or by calling us at (760) 367-5535