Small center, very friendly staff but this is not the interesting end of the park. The best parts are near 29 Palms at the northern end so don't miss that. I was advised by the Ranger that there are bee issues in the less visited part of the park. Apparantly they go for the air conditioning unit on your car,... 更多
We stopped here on our way out for a bathroom break and to compare it to the Oasis Visitor Center. This is a smaller center, though with the usual helpful advice and printed info. Water available, too. Must stop if unfamiliar with the park and entering from the South.
We stopped in to ask a couple of questions about trails/roads in the area. The Ranger we spoke to had a bad attitude. We are an older couple in very good shape, properly attired for hiking, and were asking about a trail. He kind of sneered at us and suggested that it might be a little long for us. Really... 更多
Stop here at the Cottonwood Visitor Center to start your adventure into Joshua Tree. The staff here is very knowledgeable about the entire park and can recommend hiking trails based upon the dynamics of your party. Get a free map here and check out the small store of souvenirs. Our stop here proved very valuable, later, while hiking and finding... 更多
Don't expect a whole lot here and you won't be disappointed. This is an average National Park service center but since the park has no running water, you better stop here to use the facilities before entering. There are maps and a small gift shop, along with a restroom with maybe 3 stalls. That's it. It gets hot up here... 更多