Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

Visitor Information

Seasonality/Weather

Days are typically clear with less than 25 precent humidity. Temperatures are most comfortable in the spring and fall, with an average high/low of 85 and 50°F (29 and 10°C) respectively. Winter brings cooler days, around 60°F (15°C), and freezing nights. It occasionally snows at higher elevations. Summers are hot, over 100°F (38°C) during the day and not cooling much below 75°F (24°C) until the early hours of the morning.

Directions

Driving

Joshua Tree National Park lies 140-miles east of Los Angeles. You can approach it from the west via Interstate 10 and Hwy 62 (Twentynine Palms Highway). The west entrance is located five-miles south of the junction of Highway 62 and Park Boulevard at Joshua Tree Village. The north entrance is in Twentynine Palms, three-miles south of the junction of Highway 62 and Utah Trail. The south entrance at Cottonwood Spring, which lies 25-miles east of Indio, can be approached from the east or west, also via Interstate 10.