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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A PACKED JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK REMINDS VISITORS OF OTHER ENTRANCES

Joshua Tree National Park is very busy this time of year, and will get even busier as this year’s bumper crop of wildflowers blooms. This causes long waits at the Joshua Entrance. Park Ranger Pam Tripp reminds you there are other, less used, entrances… Joshua Tree National Park is seeing

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ARTIST IN RESIDENCE HOSTS WRITING WORKSHOPS

A writer and artist-in-residence will hold two writing exercises in Joshua Tree National Park that are open to the public. Sara Tourjee writes in a hybrid forms of prose and poetry; she will lead attendees through writing exercises using the park and Oasis of Mara as inspiration. The first session

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SPRING BLOOM IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Spring colors are blooming at the 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. As

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HIKE WITH THE JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL; PARK SUPERINTENDENT TOMORROW

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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REINTRODUCED LEGISLATION COULD EXPAND JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Legislation reintroduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein would expand Joshua Tree National Park. The bill would create five off-road vehicle areas, designate 230,000 acres as wildlife areas, and add about 4,500 acres to Joshua Tree National Park and 39,000 acres to Death Valley National Park. The expansion does not include Eagle

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PUBLIC INVITED TO DISCUSS JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ISSUES

Would you like to share your thoughts and opinions about Joshua Tree National Park issues? Park Ranger Pam Tripp shares how you can… This spring, as Joshua Tree National Park celebrates the National Park Service’s 100th year, there is a diverse line-up of ranger-guided programs to attend, including a new

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PUBLIC INVITED TO DISCUSS JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ISSUES

Starting tomorrow, the public will be able to meet with Joshua Tree National Park Rangers to discuss their thoughts and opinions about issues in the Park. Ranger Pam Tripp explains… This spring, as Joshua Tree National Park celebrates the National Park Service’s 100th year, there is a diverse line-up of

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LOOTING CAUSES CLOSURE OF TWO HISTORICAL SITES IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Joshua Tree National Park officials have temporarily closed two historical sites in the park due to looting. Due to recent press and social media postings, the number of visitors to Carey’s Castle and the El Sid Mine have increased and historic artifacts have disappeared. Park Superintendent David Smith said the

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HELP PRESERVE JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK’S HISTORIC SITES

Recent vandalism to some historic sites in the Joshua Tree National Park is the topic of Park Ranger Pam Trip’s report this week… Here at Joshua Tree National Park, there are numerous historic sites near trails, roads, and campgrounds. Places such as Ryan Ranch, Wonderland Ranch and other remnants of

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HIKE WITH JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SUPERINTENDENT TOMORROW

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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ROCK CLIMBER RESCUED BY ANOTHER CLIMBER IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

A rock climber who fell while climbing in Joshua Tree National Park was rescued by another climber late Tuesday afternoon. According to County Fire Captain Jay Dimoff, the climber, identified only as being from Ventura, was on Intersection Rock about sunset when he slipped and fell about 100 feet up,

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SEEKS SEARCH AND RESCUE VOLUNTEERS

Joshua Tree National Park is recruiting new volunteers for their search and rescue team. Reporter Rebecca Havely has all the details… If you enjoy teamwork, helping others and the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park this opportunity may be for you. The Joshua Tree National Park Search and Rescue team

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