Join FOJT, JOSAR, and the climbing community in a gathering hosted by Joshua Tree National Park! March 8, 2017 6-8pm at the Joshua Tree Community Center (doors open 5:30pm).  Let your voice be heard… Come and discuss the current and future state of climbing in the national park. Snacks provided. … Read More


The Pics are posted, the surveys are done, and the season is well under way in Joshua Tree… but it’s not too early to Save The Date for Climb Smart 2017.  Cut and Paste this into your 4K Digital Interactive Voice-Activated Robot Calendar ….  CLIMB SMART 2017, OCTOBER 13-15, 2017 (JTNP and Joshua Tree Lake Campground)… 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


It’s time to mark your calendars for FOJT’s Climb Smart 2015! OCTOBER 16-18, 2015 at Joshua Tree Lake Campground will once again be the climber kickoff to the season with Education, Stewardship and a Fun Time on deck for all attendees. This year’s event will feature more pro athletes, brands and opportunities than ever before,… Read More


On Saturday, April 19, 2014, Joshua Tree National Park, along with other fee parks in the National Park Service, will kick off National Park Week and offer a fee-free weekend, April 19 and 20, 2014. Come visit Joshua Tree Visitor Center (open 8-5), Oasis Visitor Center (open 9-5) and Cottonwood Visitor Center (open 9-4). Enjoy… Read More


JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Twentynine Palms, California – Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Protection Rangers, along with volunteer Joshua Tree Search and Rescue team members (JOSAR) responded to several incidents in the park this weekend. A report of a fallen climber near Hemingway was received at 11:29 AM, Saturday, March 29, 2014.  The report indicated… Read More


JOSHUA TREE SPRING CLING Joshua Tree, CA  Join the American Alpine Club and Friends of Joshua Tree for our 3rd Annual Spring Cling Event!  One of the AAC Southwest Section’s best annual events, we gather en masse to lend Joshua Tree a helping hand!  We will be meeting in Joshua Tree National Park on March 22nd… Read More


Joshua Tree National Park Superintendent Mark Butler signed a Temporary Emergency Closure to protect nearby nesting raptors. The climbing routes affected by this closure include: Slatanic Area, Rattlesnake Buttress, Margaret Thatcher Spire, The Stepping Stones, The Bulkhead, The Dunce Cap and Commissioner’s Buttress. These are all located in the Indian Cove area of the park.… Read More