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Address: 73484 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
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+1 760-367-6197
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Nice Town

A nice to stop before or after visiting the Joshua Tree National Park. Lots of places to eat and fuel up. The town has lots of great wall murals to check out as well

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 7, 2016
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Calgary, Canada
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Chicago, Illinois
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is sort of an average Visitor Center, but it is a useful stop to get a map and ask questions. the inside exhibits were modest. There is a short nature trail, so you can learn about some of the plants.

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Thank tak309
Kitchener, Canada
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325 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived early on a weekend morning, when there were few other visitors around. The building, exhibits and information available on hiking and other park activities, were excellent. The staff were surly and unhelpful. We did not let it detract from our wonderful experience of the park.

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Thank Brian S
Twentynine Palm... C, Front Office Manager at Twentynine Palms Visitors Center, responded to this review

Brian-- Your visit was actually at the Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center here in 29 Palms, not the town's Visitor Center. We don't have information on specific hikes and park activities here in our facility, we're here for the town of 29 Palms rather than the National Park directly. I'm glad you guys were able to experience our desert,... More 

Twentynine Palms, California
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit to get info about Twentynine Palms and surrounding area. The people are very friendly and willing to help and answer your questions.

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Thank TonyROKN4M
Meise, Belgium
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140 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

As with all the visitors centres. The welcome is really friendly and the advice and help given by the rangers is very helpful.

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Thank AILSA L
Portland, Oregon
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339 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

somewhat interesting displays... I would have liked to see more education about the area...really quite unimpressive for a national park

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

staff very informative; trail behind center was fun; able to get picnic lunch at cafe for visit in Joshua Tree Natl park

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Calgary, Canada
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379 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

A nice to stop before or after visiting the Joshua Tree National Park. Lots of places to eat and fuel up. The town has lots of great wall murals to check out as well

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Thank CNDTravel
Twentynine Palms, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

In addition to abundant information about local businesses and places of interest, The Visitor Center Art Gallery displays works by local artists. These pieces offer unique interpretations of the desert experience in a variety of styles and mediums. This is an opportunity to take home original art at surprisingly affordable prices.

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Barreiro, Portugal
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92 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Small but well organized. Worth the visit for maps, information and souvenirs. The people are very nice.

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Thank Miguel S
San Clemente, California
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

An interesting but sad place. The story of the Natives being driven off the & the sacred palms being cut down by ranchers, along with draining the water table to the point they now have to pump water in to sustain the plants. Nice place for a morning walk, saw lots of wild life, roadrunners, rabbits & quail.

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Thank Mia A

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