- Our list of the best things to do in Joshua Tree, California, features the top 53 nearby activities — including 24 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Joshua Tree, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sports & Fitness, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 24 things to do within the city of Joshua Tree, CA , followed by 30 popular activities in nearby cities, including Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, Cathedral City and Palm Desert
Part of Diamond Valley Lake Community Park, the Diamond Valley Sports Complex features multiple lighted ball fields as well as basketball and tennis courts. The complex also offers three separate soccer fields and adjacent picnic areas.
Donated to the city in 1929, Caroline Park is named for the sister of park benefactor Olivia Stokes. It features a trail that takes visitors along native trees and shrubs that are home to birds, mammals and other animals.
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1801 Searl Parkway, Hemet, CA 92543 MoreLess Info
Featuring a two story water slide, Diamond Valley Lake Aquatic Center offers visitors a water playground, complete with slides, a climbing structure, and fountains. The center a shallow pool for children and a deeper pool for adults.
The Western Science Center showcases an array of Ice Age fossils and Native American artifacts that were unearthed at Diamond Valley Lake. One of their most popular exhibits is 'Max', the largest mastodon found in the Western United States, as well as 'Xena', a Columbian mammoth.
Sylvan Park is a 23.3 acre park with a softball field, group and individual picnic areas and playground facilities. The historic Mill Creek Zanja flows through the park and is the home of the Redlands Fourth of July programs.
Diamond Valley Lake is one of the newest as well as the largest reservoirs in Southern California. The area is popular for its seasonal wildflower trail and the 13,500 acres of open space that is home at least 16 endangered or threatened native California bird, plant and animal species.
Established in 1988, Redlands Market Night is a community gathering event that features musical entertainment, lighted trees, and merchandise booths. The event is located near historic buildings and a brick sidewalk.
The LifeHouse Theater is an independent, nonprofit community theater that offers open auditions and presents original productions. It emphasizes Judeo-Christian values in the productions it presents, and stages a seasonally-changing slate of shows.
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1352 Prospect Drive, Redlands, CA 92373 MoreLess Info
The Redlands Theatre Festival is a live production festival that puts on shows at a half-timbered open-air theater. The festival offers live plays, musical performances, and free trolley rides to people of all ages.
Adjacent to the Moreno Valley Equestrian Center, Hound Town Dog Park is spread over 3.5 acres, including a smaller fenced-in area that is divided into two sections. Several platforms, tunnels, and hoops are available on site for dogs to play in a constructive way.