Start the day early and hike to the top of Ryan Mountain for panoramic views of the park.
Drive to Hidden Valley, a popular spot for rock climbing, and take a hike on the nearby nature trail.
Visit the Cholla Cactus Garden, a unique and beautiful landscape filled with cholla cacti.
Watch the sunset from Keys View, offering a breathtaking view of the Coachella Valley.
Take a guided tour of the park with a park ranger or local guide to learn more about the flora and fauna of the area.
Visit Barker Dam, a historic reservoir built in the early 1900s, and take a hike on the nearby trail.
Stop by the Skull Rock, a popular rock formation shaped like a skull, for a photo opportunity.
End the day with a visit to the Joshua Tree Visitor Center for souvenirs and information on the park's history and geology