Barstow Field Office, BLM California

Learn about camping and boondocking Barstow Field Office, California, Bureau of Land Management

Joshua Tree BLM North

Joshua Tree North BLM How Crowded: There’s usually a lot of campers here during the winter season, but because this area is so vast and flat, there’s plenty of room here. How Noisy or Peaceful: A lot of the noise comes from people riding off-road vehicles, but otherwise it’s fairly peaceful here. Cellular Phone Signal: Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, all come in strong here. Road Conditions: Paved road getting here, but on the land itself, it’s mostly hard, dry dirt. During heavy rains, this area gets muddy, and turns into a lake. Amenities Within Campground: No amenities. Cost of Camping: Completely free.

Dispersed Camping at Joshua Tree National Park

Much of the dispersed camping near Joshua Tree National Park lies in a few sites on BLM land to the north and south of park boundaries, with plenty of space for several large RVs. There is also backcountry camping inside the park, but...