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Oasis Visitor Center

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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All You Need in a Visitor's Center

The rangers here are very knowledgeable and friendly. If you haven't done your homework ahead of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cumberland, Rhode Island
Excellent National Park Visitor Center

Oasis has everything you want from a National Park Visitor Center. There are displays of local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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74485 National Park Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3533
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The rangers here are very knowledgeable and friendly. If you haven't done your homework ahead of time, the staff here will set you on the best course of action. The bathrooms are clean, the building is architecturally interesting, the desert garden is educational and impressive,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank HowieTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oasis has everything you want from a National Park Visitor Center. There are displays of local desert plants outside. There is a trail that walks you by the real oasis out back. One of the Rangers talked to me about where the Twentynine Palms name...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Frank D
Reviewed April 17, 2019

Small and basic Visitor Center in 29 Palms. Can get busy and tough to get to rangers for info. Short informative walk behind the center. Small park store. Flush toilets are available when the visitor center is open. Worth a stopgoing into the park.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Whistledown
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

Located 3 miles from the 29 Palms entrance to Joshua Tree NP, this is a well staffed and efficient way to plan your visit into the park. Their is a small gift shop and exhibit area as well as bathrooms. Park passes with free map...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank dsj5777
Reviewed April 10, 2019

We had stopped at the Oasis Visitor Center (near the north park entrance) before, but there is a trail we were not able to do last year. There is information about the park, people to answer questions, exhibits, a shop, restroom, art, and the trail....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Educational walk and talk with Ranger Marshall. Learned about the Oasis of the natives and the history the Joshua Tree National Monument and then in 1994 a Park. Twenty-nine palms were planted for each baby boy born.......

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019

We stopped by the Oasis Visitor Center before entering the park. The staff asked how much time we had to spend in the park, and designed the perfect one-day trip for us. Without this help, we probably would have driven around aimlessly and missed so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank flygirl215
Reviewed March 22, 2019

Very interesting displays and friendly and knowledgable staff who gave us some good ideas for short walks over the couple of days of our visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Engee1
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

Very nice and well kept, we were there for an astronomy symposium. The facilities we're sufficient for about 200 people who attended.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jerome W
Reviewed March 20, 2019

As in most National Parks the visitor centers are worth a stop. Out of the three Visitor centers at Joshua Tree, this was my favorite. I got a few items as gifts for family here. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The bathrooms were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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