- Not to be confused with Joshua Tree National Park, a national park bordering the town to the south.
Joshua Tree is home to Joshua Tree National Park, with the western entrance to the park located to the south.
Aside from the park, Joshua Tree (also known simply as "JT") is an artists and musicians community, with a farmers market and art galleries.
Get in edit
By car edit
Most visitors will arrive by car on California State Route 62, which runs east-west through the Morongo Basin, west from the Palm Springs area and Yucca Valley, and east from Twentynine Palms and the Arizona state line.
By bus edit
There is a limited bus network, run by the Morongo Basin Transit Authority (MBTA). There's an hourly service to Twentynine Palms and to Yucca Valley, where it is possible to connect with Palm Springs.
By plane edit
The closest passenger airport is:
Further afield are:
Get around edit
- Crossroads Cafe, ☏ .
- Joshua Tree Saloon, Highway 62 (at the corner of Hwy 62 & Park Blvd), ☏ . F Sa 7AM-2AM, Su-Th 7AM-midnight. food, full bar, live entertainment
- The Natural Sisters Cafe, Highway 62 (east of Park Blvd), ☏ . Daily 7AM–7PM. Vegetarian, with some vegan options.
- Pie for the People, Highway 62 (east of Park Blvd), ☏ . F Sa 11AM–10PM, Su 11AM–8PM, M–Th 11AM–9PM. Pizza and salads.
- Royal Siam Thai Restaurant, 61599 Twentynine Palms Highway, ☏ . W–M 11:30AM–9PM. Closed July & August. Thai food. Some vegan/vegetarian dishes.
- Sam's Indian Restaurant, 61380 Twentynine Palms Highway #13, ☏ . F Sa 11AM–10:30PM, Su noon–8:30PM, M–Th 11AM–9PM. Indian food. Some vegetrian dishes.
- Jackrabbit Wash High Desert Retreat, ☏ , firstname.lastname@example.org. House set on 2.5 acres with jacuzzi tub and pool.
- Joshua Tree Highland Houses, ☏ , , email@example.com. Two-night minimum stay. Non-smoking.
- The Joshua Tree Inn & Motel, 61259 Twentynine Palms Hwy, ☏ , firstname.lastname@example.org. Hacienda style inn with eclectic decor. Rooms have private patio, refrigerator, microwave, and free wifi. Complimentary tea, coffee and morning snacks. From $89/night for 2 guests.
- Mojave Sands Motel, 62121 Twentynine Palms Hwy, ☏ , email@example.com. Rooms with private patios, fridge/freezer, coffee maker and grinder, vinyl record player with a selection of records. From $125/night.
- Spin & Margie's Desert Hide-a-way, 64491 Twentynine Palms Highway, ☏ . Free Wi-Fi.
Go next edit
- Joshua Tree National Park, south — The large national park south of the town is home to two desert ecosystems and is a favorite for campers, hikers, and rock-climbers.
|Routes through Joshua Tree|
|Palm Springs ← Yucca Valley ←||W E||→ Twentynine Palms → Jct N S → becomes → Jct N S|