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Address: 73484 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Phone Number: (760) 367-6197
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A "must stop" for Park visitors.

The Visitor Center on Utah Trail is the primary National Park visitor center. The one in Joshua Tree is smaller and lacks the higher level of historical analysis of the region... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Twentynine Palms, California
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Redwood City, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Got quick and pertinent information here that equipped us well for entering the dessert! They even sell bottles of water - but we got outs miles beforehand at a cheaper place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Visitor Center on Utah Trail is the primary National Park visitor center. The one in Joshua Tree is smaller and lacks the higher level of historical analysis of the region. The Center has been under refurbishing for a while although it remains open. There is a robust display of the natural aspects of the Park, and a nice gift... More 

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Burlington, NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The Joshua Tree Visitor Center is under construction, so currently they are using a trailer to house this facility. I''m sure when its complete it will be outstanding. Right now its pretty basic, with maps, books, T shirts and hats. Head to one of the other two centers to see the movie and a more extensive gift shop.

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Indio, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Have been in 29 Palms before and wondered what to do this time before going to Joshua Tree National Park-- SO-- stopped by the Visitors Center on the main street. This place is FANTASTIC. Instead of the usual "ask if you have any questions" a very nice young lady said welcome and got out of her chair and came over... More 

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