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Joshua Tree National Park Announces Seasonal Campground Openings

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Campsites at Black Rock

Campsites at Black Rock | Photo by NPS/Hannah Schwalbe | Public Domain | Source

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Twentynine Palms, California – Joshua Tree National Park staff will reopen all campgrounds on August 30, 2019 in anticipation of the upcoming busy season.

Beginning on that Friday, August 30, the following campgrounds will require online reservations that can be made at

  • Cottonwood Campground
  • Indian Cove Campground
  • Black Rock Campground
  • Black Rock Equestrian Campground
  • Jumbo Rocks Campground

From August 30, 2019 through May 26, 2020 reservations can be made from six months up to one day in advance at for an individual/family site. Group site reservations may be made six months up to one day in advance and are available to reserve year-round.

The reservation system is available today for campers planning for the Labor Day weekend.

For further information, please contact Revenue and Fee Business Manager, Ken Weiner at 760-367- 5543.


Jennie Albrinck - NPS - (760) 367-5520

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 or by calling us at (760) 367-5525