Wednesday August 10th 2022
All major roads in the desert are open for the Wednesday morning commute on August 10th 2022
All paved roads are open in Joshua Tree National Park.
There is still some dirt and debris on some roads, but park staff quickly cleaned up most of the mess from Monday’s thunderstorms of August 8th 2022.
The Cottonwood Visitor Center will reopens Wednesday August 10th 2022. All facilities and roadways in the northern portion of the park remain open and available for visitor use.
Always check the weather forecast before entering the park. Monsoon rains often cause flash floods that can quickly turn deadly. Turn around and don’t drown during summer storms.
Dirt roads can be closed with no notice due to storm damage. Please be alert for tortoises in roadways as they often emerge during rainstorms.
Road Open Sign from Palm Springs CA Police Dept.