Admission to Joshua Tree National Park is free next Saturday to celebrate the Public Lands Day. Park Ranger Pam Tripp gives the details of the fee-free day…
How about a free visit to Joshua Tree National Park? As a way to encourage visitation, the National Park Service has designated the following fee free days for the rest of 2013: September 28, for National Public Lands Day; and November 9-11, for Veterans Day weekend. At Joshua Tree National Park, on those dates, you will not have to pay the $15 per vehicle entrance price. Camping and reservation fees will still be collected as normal. Fee free days are a great opportunity to take advantage of our scenic hikes and views, enjoy a sunrise or sunset, and gaze up into the specto prepare accordingly with a backpack, water, sunscreen, hat, and snacks. Pack up your family, bring a camera, and enjoy a free visit to our beautiful desert park. Contact us at 760-367-5500 or visit any of our visitor centers to find out more information on our fee free days.
Now is your chance to show off your old, classic car for a good cause. The 18th Annual Morongo Basin Old Car Club Charity Car Show is taking registrations. The car show will take place September 28 at Town Center Mall, at Warren Vista and the Highway in Yucca Valley, starting at 9 a.m. This show is open to all makes and models of American and foreign, classic and collector vehicles. Trophies will be presented to the Best of Show, Mayor’s Choice, and People’s Choice. Awards will be also be given to the best Hot Rod, Ford, Under Construction, Motorcycle, Truck and many more categories! There will be food and vendor booths, raffle prizes, and the Z107.7 DJ playing your favorite tunes. The registration fee is $25 per vehicle and includes a T-shirt, dash plaque and goodie bag. All proceeds are donated to Morongo Basin non-profit organizations. For more information call 760-413-7209.