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Sheep Pass Campground

Joshua Tree National Park

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Group Sites

$35 - 50

Group Price
3 Star Quality


Year Round

Sheep Pass is a small group campground centrally located along Park Boulevard. There are 6 group sites available, all of which can be reserved 12 month ahead of time. Sites #1 and #2 hold up to 50 people, while sites #3 - #6 only hold 30. Pit toilets, garbage, and recycling bins are located throughout the campground. This is a popular spot to stay during peak months (fall and spring), so make sure to get your site reserved as soon as you can, especially for weekend dates.

This campground sits at the base of Ryan Mountain that you can hike up via the Sheep Pass Connector Trail. The campground is sheltered by the eastern aspect of the mountain, which means it gets dark and cold here about an hour earlier than sundown. However, in the mornings you get the first sunlight that hits the desert. Each campsite is nicely nestled into its own private rock canyon, making it feel private and secluded.

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for Group Campsites

Group campsites cost $35 - 50 per night, and can be reserved up to 12 months in advance.


Drinking Water
Firewood for Sale
Picnic Tables
Pit Toilets
Flush Toilets
RV Dump Station
Electric Hookups
Overflow Parking
Dogs Allowed
Sheep Pass Campground Map


  • Sheep Pass campground is located along Park Boulevard, 7.5 miles west of the junction with Pinto Basin Road and 2.8 miles east of the junction with Keys View Road. The campground sits at the base of the prominent Ryan Mountain, which serves as a great landmark in the park.
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    Permits & Fees

  • $25 : Joshua Tree Entrance Fee
  • $35 - 50 : Per night for Group Campsites


  • Year Round

What's Nearby?

Ryan Mountain Trail

Ryan Mountain Trail

Pine City Trail

Pine City Trail

Ryan Ranch Trail

Ryan Ranch Trail

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