Joshua Tree National Park Association Individual Membership

Join the Joshua Tree National Park Association and you’ll support park programs and projects while enjoying some great benefits. Our members are a committed group of supporters whose contributions each year help the park fulfill its educational, interpretive, and research plans. As a member you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting youth programs, scientific research and the park’s historical collections, and you will assist in the preservation of our fragile desert environment for generations to come.

Memberships are valid for one year following the month of issue. Your membership card and applicable gift will be mailed when your membership is processed.

Click on the one of the membership categories below to join or renew.

Your membership supports:

  • Four Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center park stores, offering the most extensive collection of in-depth information about Joshua Tree available to park visitors
  • The Desert Institute, our weekend field study program for adult and family learners
  • Environmental education materials for over 22,000 students each year
  • Park Ranger training
  • Grants for scientific research
  • The Minerva Hoyt California Desert Conservation Award, which recognizes achievements that have led to a significant and lasting contribution on behalf of the deserts of California
  • Publishing books and other media specific to Joshua Tree National Park
  • The park’s library and museum, available to academic researchers and any interested community scholars
  • The Artist in Residence program
  • Financial aid to Joshua Tree National Park for priority projects and programs


All annual Individual Memberships include these benefits:

  • Members First deals
  • Members Only decal
  • Members Only stamp imprint
  • Members Only bonus discounts
  • Members Circle tote (for $50+ memberships)
  • 10% discount on merchandise purchases made in store and online (plus discounts at over 400 other locations)
  • Key’s View bi-annual newsletter
  • Email newsletter with Park & JTNPA updates
  • Invitations to special events
  • $10 off Desert Institute classes
  • And more!