17 days in Joshua Tree National Park Itinerary

17 days in Joshua Tree National Park Itinerary

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Joshua Tree National Park

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Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Joshua Tree National Park: Niland (East Jesus & Davis-Schrimpf Seep Field), Mecca (Salton Sea State Recreation Area, Box Canyon Road, &more) and Salvation Mountain (in Calipatria). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Keys View, make a trip to Arch Rock, take in the awesome beauty at Eureka Peak, and trek along 49 Palms Canyon Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Joshua Tree National Park trip itinerary maker website.

In May, daily temperatures in Joshua Tree National Park can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. On the 15th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mecca, Niland, Ruins of Bombay Beach, Salton Sea Shores, High sierra oasis/ route 66
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Keys View ©
Keys View
Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail
Cholla Cactus Garden ©
Cholla Cactus Garden

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