With the current federal government shutdown, there are many questions about access to recreation resources inside the Park. Last time there was a government shutdown, the Park was closed continuously for over two weeks, with barricades at the entrances to prevent vehicle access. This time, the feds are handling things a bit differently.  The situation… Read More

(BLM dispersed camping areas shown above) Recently there has been renewed attention on the Section 6 area, outside the JTNP boundaries and used for many years as an ‘overflow camping’ area. The neighbors who live in that area have noticed an uptick in usage, overnight vehicle parking, fire pit propagation and other increased impacts from… Read More

NOW is the time to let those who manage access to our Parks know what you think about an astronomical increase in per vehicle fees entering the Park during peak season. The comment period ends NOVEMBER 23, December 22, 2017, extended due to heavy response. ADD to it, please.   Here’s the gist of what our… Read More

Last week the Reel Rock 11 Tour came to Costa Mesa, CA. Huge thanks to Gear Coop for hosting another awesome Reel Rock Film Tour to benefit the climbing community and FOJT. Rock On! Their support will go toward supporting JOSAR for calendar 2017, the bolt replacement project in Joshua Tree known as HARP, and the… Read More

The NPS has initiated a boundary adjustment study that considers returning over 20,000 acres of land in the Eagle Mountain area back to the park. The draft document is out with a variety of alternatives with the majority of land to be returned currently under BLM Management. See below for resources to better understand the… Read More