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  • Sunset at Mojave Desert in Twentynine Palms, CA

Join friends at Big Morongo Canyon Preserve on Saturday, May 27th to celebrate Black Birders Week! 

Led in partnership with the Wilderness Society and the Bureau of Land Management, Big Morongo Canyon Preserve will host a bird watching walk to celebrate the fourth annual Black Birders Week. The event is a free, family friendly introduction to birding. Come prepared to see migrating birds, as well as year-round residents of the area. Register here to join the fun:

To learn more about Black Birders Week and it’s mission to support black professionals in science, please visit

For more information about this event, call the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve at (760) 792-1843.

Calling all outdoor adventure enthusiasts – the experienced instructors at Skydive Joshua Tree are ready to welcome you to the sport of skydiving with a tandem skydive this fall!

Opening weekend for the 2022 fall season is November 4 – 6, so book your jump today and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime.

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Experience Joshua Tree National Park on the last Fee-Free Day of 2022! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. The last Fee-Free Day of 2022 will be on Friday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day.

National parks are America’s best idea, and more than 400 parks are available to everyone daily. The fee-free days provide a great opportunity to visit a new place or an old favorite, especially one of the national parks that normally charge an entrance fee. The others are free all the time. The entrance fee waiver for fee-free days does not cover amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, boat launches, transportation, or special tours.

The annual $80 America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass allows unlimited entrance to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including all national parks that normally charge an entrance fee. Free or discounted passes are also available for senior citizens, current military members, families of fourth-grade students, and disabled citizens. Learn more about the variety of passes offered by the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass series.