Joshua Tree Maps

If you’re looking for a Joshua Tree map, you’ve come to the right place; currently I’ve collected 36 free Joshua Tree National Park maps to view and download. (PDF files and external links will open in a new window.) Here you’ll find park brochure maps, trail maps, rock climbing maps, and backcountry road maps. You can also browse the best-selling Joshua Tree maps and guidebooks on Amazon.

Joshua Tree map from the park brochures

Joshua Tree National Park mapThis is the map of Joshua Tree National Park from the official brochure given at the park entrance. Click the image to view a full size JPG (1.2 mb) or download the PDF (6.7 mb).

The full park map is also available as a high-quality art poster print from the NPMaps Joshua Tree store.
 

Joshua Tree National Park simple mapThis is the older Joshua Tree park map, similar to the one above but is slightly less detailed and looks better when printing. Click the image to view a full size JPG (1.1 mb) or download the PDF (600 kb).

Joshua Tree trail maps

Purchase trail map from AmazonPurchase trail map from AmazonThe free maps below show some of the popular hiking trails in Joshua Tree, although they don’t have much detail in terms of mileages or topographic lines. For a more detailed map suitable for long hikes and overnight wilderness trips, you’ll want a National Geographic Trails Illustrated map of Joshua Tree. Please do not venture off-trail or do any long hikes with the simple free maps posted below.

Joshua Tree 49 Palms Oasis trail mapThis is a 49 Palms Oasis trail map (40 kb), showing the short route to Fortynine Palms Oasis from the parking area off of Canyon Road — a separate entrance to Joshua Tree National Park.

Joshua Tree Barker Dam Nature Trail mapThis map shows the Barker Dam Nature Trail and Wall Street Mill trail (60 kb). It also shows a few other trails near Hidden Valley Campground, such as the Queen Valley Trail and Echo Tee Trail.

Joshua Tree Hidden Valley trail mapThis is a map of the Hidden Valley Nature Trail (50 kb), located near the Hidden Valley Campground and picnic area off of Park Boulevard. This is a straightforward one-mile loop hike.

Joshua Tree Lost Horse Loop trail mapThis is a Lost Horse Mine loop trail map (50 kb), which accesses Lost Horse Mine and Lost Horse Mountain off of Keys View Road (which dead-ends at Keys View). This makes a solid 6+ mile loop hike.

Joshua Tree Lost Palms Oasis and Mastadon Peak trail mapThis is a Lost Palms Oasis trail map (60 kb), also showing the Mastadon Peak trail to Mastadon Mine from Cottonwood Spring. You can get to these from the Cottonwood Visitor Center area in the southern part of the park.

Joshua Tree Ryan Mountain trail mapThis is a map of the Ryan Mountain trail (60 kb) which leads to the summit of Ryan Mountain. This map also shows a few other trails in the area near Sheep Pass and Ryan Campground.

Joshua Tree Willow Hole trail mapThis is a Willow Hole trail map (200 kb). The trail departs from the Key West backcountry board on Park Boulevard and connects with Boy Scout Trail, leading to the Indian Cove area.

Joshua Tree regional map

Joshua Tree National Park regional mapThis regional map of Joshua Tree shows the surrounding highways, cities, and park entrances off I-10 and Highway 62. Click the image to view a full size GIF (60 kb) or download the PDF (120 kb).

Joshua Tree lodging map

Joshua Tree lodging mapIf you want to be as close as possible to popular Joshua Tree sights, stay in Twentynine Palms; to the right is a Hotels.com interactive lodging map centered there. You can zoom out and scroll the map to see that there are way more options if you’re OK with staying further, like in Palm Springs. Probably the best way to start is by browsing Expedia’s top-rated Joshua Tree lodging (or Hotels.com’s) to compare prices, reviews, and photos.

Joshua Tree rock climbing maps

Joshua Tree Indian Cove rock climbing mapThis is the Indian Cove rock climbing map, showing the various towers and rock formations surrounding the Indian Cove campground. Click the image to view a full size GIF (300 kb) or download the PDF (300 kb).

Joshua Tree Hidden Valley rock climbing mapThis is the Hidden Valley rock climbing map, showing the rocks and walls surrounding the Hidden Valley campground and Quail Springs. Click the image to view a full size GIF (900 kb) or download the PDF (1.1 mb).

Joshua Tree Sheep Pass rock climbing mapThis is the Sheep Pass rock climbing map, featuring climbing features near Ryan Mountain at Sheep Pass and Ryan campgrounds. Click the image to view a full size GIF (150 kb) or download the PDF (200 kb).

Joshua Tree Queen Valley rock climbing mapThis is the Queen Valley rock climbing map, showing features around Queen Mountain in this remote area of Joshua Tree. Click the image to view a full size GIF (200 kb) or download the PDF (300 kb).

Joshua Tree Geology Tour rock climbing mapThis is the Geology Tour rock climbing map, showing features east and west of Geology Tour Road, such as the Towers of Uncertainty. Click the image to view a full size GIF (200 kb) or download the PDF (300 kb).

Joshua Tree Split Rock rock climbing mapThis is the Split Rock rock climbing map, showing climbing features near Jumbo Rocks campground. Click the image to view a full size GIF (350 kb) or download the PDF (500 kb).

Joshua Tree Belle and White Tank rock climbing mapThis is the Belle and White Tank rock climbing map, showing the Belle and White Tank camping areas and road to Stirrup Tank. Click the image to view a full size GIF (50 kb) or download the PDF (80 kb).

Joshua Tree backcountry road maps

Joshua Tree Berdoo Canyon road mapThis is the Berdoo Canyon Road map, showing the 4-wheel drive road and surrounding wilderness area. Click the image to view a full size GIF (100 kb) or download the PDF (80 kb).

Joshua Tree Geology Tour road mapThis is the Geology Tour Road map, showing Pleasant Valley, Squaw Tank, and other points of interest. Click the image to view a full size GIF (100 kb) or download the PDF (60 kb).

Joshua Tree Old Dale/Black Eagle Mine road mapThis is the Old Dale/Black Eagle Mine Road map, showing the locations of many old mines located in the Pinto Mountains. Click the image to view a full size GIF (120 kb) or download the PDF (80 kb).

Joshua Tree Pinkham Canyon road mapThis is the Pinkham Canyon Road map, connecting the Cottonwood Campground and visitor center with the Thermal Canyon Road. Click the image to view a full size GIF (90 kb) or download the PDF (70 kb).

Joshua Tree backcountry registration board maps

Following are the maps posted at Joshua Tree National Park backcountry registration boards. These boards are where you park and register for backcountry travel. Each link will open a JPG image between 250 kb and 500 kb. Blackrock Canyon, Cottonwood Spring, Covington, Geology, Indian Cove, Juniper Flats, Keys West, North Entrance, Pine City, Pleasant Valley, Porcupine Wash, Turkey Flats, Twin Tanks.

Purchase trail map from AmazonThose maps above give a good overview about what to expect in different backcountry areas, but aren’t suitable for navigation or overnight travel. Joshua Tree National Park is located in the Mojave Desert – do not take this lightly! Detailed trail maps like the National Geographic Trails Illustrated map will  come in handy, along with a map, compass, and GPS. Do not underestimate the desert!

Joshua Tree vegetation map

Joshua Tree vegetation mapThis Joshua Tree vegetation map (1.2 mb) shows what plant communities grow everywhere in Joshua Tree National Park — or where nothing grows, in the case of bare rock and sand dunes.

Joshua Tree map prints and gifts

Joshua Tree National Park map mugJoshua Tree National Park map posterPrinted high-resolution Joshua Tree map posters and other products are available at the Joshua Tree National Park Maps store. Or check out the main National Park Maps store for other map prints, products, and gift ideas that are perfect to bring on vacation, keep at home for the memories, or give to your national park enthusiast friends and loved ones.

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