PARK-TO-PARK BIKE RIDE SIGNUP DEADLINE TOMORROW

The Park-to-Park ride and festival is set for Saturday, April 30. Managing editor Tami Roleff reminds you the signup deadline is tomorrow… Joshua Tree National Park, the City of Twentynine Palms, and the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center are co-sponsoring the Park to Park Ride and Festival to be

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FREE ENTRY TO JOSHUA TREE AND OTHER NATIONAL PARKS ALL NEXT WEEK

National Park Week starts this Saturday, April 16, and to celebrate, all national parks, including Joshua Tree National Park, have waived their entrance fees through April 24. As part of National Park Week, the park will have a booth at the Earth Day celebration at the Yucca Valley Community Center

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SATURDAY IS JUNIOR RANGER DAY AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The Joshua Tree National Park is offering a Junior Ranger Day. Park Ranger Pam Tripp has all the details… April 17 is Junior Ranger Day at Joshua Tree National Park. Explore, learn, and protect the park as kids take part in programs and earn badges. Stop by any visitor center

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SAN DIEGO CLIMBER RESCUED IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SATURDAY

Rescue personnel worked for hours Saturday to reach a rock climber who broke his ankle high up in the rocks in Joshua Tree National Park. County Fire Captain Jay Dimoff said personnel from Joshua Tree National Park, Joshua Tree Search and Rescue, Joshua Tree Fire Station all responded to a

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ANNUAL ARTS FESTIVAL AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The Annual Joshua Tree National Park Arts Festival is now open at the Twentynine Palms Headquarters building. Park Ranger Pam Tripp has your invitation… Spring is in the air and art is in the park at this year’s 24th annual Arts Festival at Joshua Tree National Park. The event runs

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ANNUAL ARTS FESTIVAL AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK OPENS TOMORROW

The Annual Joshua Tree National Park Arts Festival opens tomorrow for 3-days at the Twentynine Palms Headquarters building. Park Ranger Pam Tripp has your invitation… Spring is in the air and art is in the park at this year’s 24th annual Arts Festival at Joshua Tree National Park. The event

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BIRD SINGING AND DANCE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

The first of several events celebrating Native American art and culture in the Morongo Basin will be held tomorrow. Managing editor Tami Roleff says bird dancing is an important part of Native American culture… The public is invited to join about 700 fourth graders tomorrow (Friday, April 1) to participate

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HIKE WITH JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SUPERINTENDENT SATURDAY

As part of the centennial year, Joshua Tree National Park is offering a hiking challenge. Hikers can pick up a free Centennial Hiking Challenge booklet at any of the Park’s visitor centers. Inside are suggested hikes, a log to record your hikes, and a page for rangers to sign which

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TAKING YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS APPLICATIONS

Young people looking for work experience and some adventure may want to consider applying for the Joshua Tree National Park’s Youth Conservation Corps. ROP Broadcast Student Shelby Shupp says applications are being taken now… Joshua Tree National Park is giving youths an opportunity to have a summer experience with hands-on

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PARK TO PARK BIKE RIDE AND FESTIVAL SET FOR APRIL 30

A new event is being organized for all bicycle enthusiasts. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to register for the Park-to-Park Bike Ride and Festival… Joshua Tree National Park, the City of Twentynine Palms, and the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center are co-sponsoring the Park to Park Ride

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PARK TO PARK BIKE RIDE AND FESTIVAL

A family friendly festival has been planned as well as a bike ride. With all the details, here’s managing editor Tami Rolloff… Joshua Tree National Park, the City of Twentynine Palms, and the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center are co-sponsoring the Park to Park Ride and Festival to be

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USE ALTERNATIVE PARK ENTRANCE STATIONS DURING BUSY TIMES

Joshua Tree National Park will be busy this weekend, with thousands of visitors flocking to the park for the holiday weekend. Park Ranger Pam Tripp reminds residents that the gates will be backed up, and to use alternate entrances… Joshua Tree National Park is seeing more and more visitors, adding

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FOURTH GRADERS FREE AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, PROGRAM SATURDAY

Fourth graders can enjoy a special program in Joshua Tree National Park this Saturday. Park Ranger Pam Tripp reminds you that fourth graders and everyone in the car with them go to national parks for free… There is exciting news. Fourth graders are eligible for a free annual pass to

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ANOTHER ROCK CLIMBER FALLS IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

It’s spring break and that means the rock climbers are out in force in Joshua Tree National Park. For the second day in a row, Joshua Tree firefighters were called to help a rock climber who fell in Joshua Tree National Park. About 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, a 21-year-old man from

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ROCK CLIMBER RESCUED IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

A rock climber escaped serious injury when he fell in Joshua Tree National Park Monday afternoon. Rescue personnel said the man, identified only as being about 19 or 20 years old, was rock climbing in the Ryan Campground area when he somehow fell about 20 or 30 feet about 1

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WILDFLOWERS BLOOMING IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The spring blooms are on display at Joshua Tree National Park. Park Ranger Pam Tripp has more… To everyone’s delight, our spring bloom has begun in the south end of the park. Cottonwood and surrounding areas are alive with lupines, bladderpod, chuperosa, and various other types and colors of wildflowers.

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CALL FOR ART FOR 4TH ANNUAL JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPOSITION

The fourth annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition will be held earlier in the year this year. Managing editor Tami Roleff says submissions are already being accepted… The Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition, which has been held in November and December in previous years, is being held in

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PARK TO PARK BIKE RIDE AND FESTIVAL PLANNED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A community partnership of the Joshua Tree National Park, City of Twentynine Palms and the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center present the Park to Park Ride and Festival to be held on Saturday, April 30, at Knott’s Sky Park in Twentynine Palms. The event is a leisure bike ride

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CALL FOR ART FOR 4TH ANNUAL JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPOSITION

The fourth annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition will be held September 17 and 18 in Twentynine Palms. A call for art entries is now being issued for the exposition’s annual Juried Art Exhibition, which will be displayed at the historic 29 Palms Art Gallery for the month of

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USE ALTERNATIVE PARK ENTRANCE STATIONS DURING BUSY TIMES

If you would rather not wait in a long line to enter the Joshua Tree National Park, take this advice from Park Ranger Pam Tripp… Joshua Tree National Park is seeing more and more visitors, adding up to 2 million visitors yearly. As the park gets busier every year, so

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