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Oasis Visitor Center

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74485 National Park Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3533
+1 760-367-5500
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Must stop here before going into Joshua Tree park

Highly recommend stopping by the visitors center before going into Joshua Tree NP. The hosts are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
eematterosh
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Portland, Oregon
The most apathetic staff ever encountered in a visitor centre

As 1st time visitors to the area we came to the visitor centre to get information about Joshua Tree... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dieter_Sch_13
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Adelaide, Australia
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
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“visitor center” (27 reviews)
“joshua tree” (29 reviews)
“national park” (8 reviews)
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74485 National Park Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3533
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Highly recommend stopping by the visitors center before going into Joshua Tree NP. The hosts are super helpful!

Thank eematterosh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As 1st time visitors to the area we came to the visitor centre to get information about Joshua Tree National Park. We were greeted at first by a lady who we approached t hand in a National Park pass that we had found. She basically...More

Thank Dieter_Sch_13
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Visitor Center is close to the City of Twentynine Palms. You pay your fee here, get information, and this is the only place to sign up for tours the Keys Ranch. There is a loop walk on the west side. If you stop to...More

Thank Kenneth L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to start your Joshua Tree visit. Informative place to learn new things and get your feet wet so to speak. Of course they have trinkets, maps, books and souvenirs. They also have Park Rangers that can answer any questions and give you special...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

A nice facility. Clean restroom, well stocked gift shop and small interpretative centre. Park staff are friendly and helpful. Parking is available for cars, trucks and large vehicles like fifth-wheels and motor coaches. There is a short well maintained path just around the centre with...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

If you're going into Joshua Tree National Park, then you Must stop here. The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable about everything from locations, weather, camping, backcountry, climbing, camping. You name it. Plus there are tons of maps and books to meet every item in...More

Thank Dan C
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Directions are clear. Located off 29Palms Highway. Professional service with patience. Wide selection of books and educational materials as well as shirts, caps, hats and related items. Displays quickly help you grasp information about this Hugh, diversified Park. There is a short, concrete path to...More

Thank PheSugarLand_Texas
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Very knowledgeable staff provided us with map of park and explanation of sites if needed. Clean washrooms and nice gift shop in a lovely desert setting.

Thank Dena H
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Extremely well staffed. No movie though :(. Nice selection of tourist stuff to purchase. A good informational display of the park.

Thank Todd A
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We stopped for lunch in Twentynine Palms before traveling into the Joshua Tree NP. The Oasis Visitor Center staff were very friendly and helpful in planning our trip into the park. Starting the park tour from Twentynine Palms also takes you into the best part...More

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