Joshua Tree National Park Belle Campground

The Belle Campground is one of the eight campgrounds inside Joshua Tree National Park. Most of the 500 campsites within the national park require reservations.

But, Belle Campground is a small 18-site, first-come, first-served campground. Should you stay there?

Located six miles from the north entrance into Joshua Tree National Park and 28 miles from the Cottonwood Visitor Center.

Location of Belle Campground, Joshua Tree NP

This desert landscape is strewn with an amazing variety of rock formations, trees, desert, and a variety of vegetation.

Area Attractions

Each site appeared to have a picnic table and a fire grate. This campground can accommodate all kinds of campers—RVers, Van Lifers, and tent campers.

Amenities at Joshua Tree Campgrounds

-Quiet campground to get away from the city -Just $15 a night to camp -Access to the National Park -Scenic campsites by huge rocks -Dark sky viewing / star gazing / astronomy


-Very basic campground -No hookups or amenities -Tents or small RVs only (up to 35′ max combined)


The sites are only suitable for tents or small RVs. They recommend RVs no longer than 35 feet combined, including a towed vehicle.

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