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Joshua Tree Weddings


Stone Adventures is a locally owned and family operated rock climbing guide service in Joshua Tree, CA.  With our inside knowledge of the National Park (both in the field and through its admin) combined with our strong local network of businesses and artists, we are confident that we can co-create the perfect wedding for you.  Read on to discover some of the possibilities.

Are you interested holding a wedding, photoshoot or elopement in Joshua Tree National Park but don’t know where to start?  Between understanding all the special permits required, reservable vs. non-reservable spaces in the Park, and even just navigating the 1,248 square mile park for the perfect location and photos, the planning process can be daunting.  It is enough to make the greatest lover of the outdoors shy away from holding their wedding on these public lands. 


Stone Adventures can assist with arranging the special use permits required for holding a wedding in Joshua Tree National Park.  We can also answer all your questions related to planning, i.e., what is possible/permitted and how the regulations in JTNP may shape your wedding.  Contact us to get an idea of what you can expect from a wedding or elopement in Joshua Tree National Park.  We offer a set package for weddings and elopements (at an attainable price of $2,000) which includes the following:

  • Unlimited assistance on the phone or by email to help plan your wedding in Joshua Tree National Park
  • Special Use Permits
  • A guided day into Joshua Tree National Park of potential wedding or elopement locations to choose from
  • An officiant who will carry and present all necessary paperwork the day of the wedding
  • Recommendations for local photographers and/or assistance obtaining special use permits for your own hired photographer
  • Recommendations for local catering companies for a variety of budgets
  • Use of our shop in downtown Joshua Tree to pre-arrange tastings by local caterers
  • Professional guide(s) and Wilderness First Responders to oversee the needs of the wedding or elopement the day of the event
  • Discounted rock climbing tours for wedding participants before or after the wedding!

Holding a wedding in a beautiful, natural, outdoor space is a dream.  Joshua Tree National Park, in particular, offers grand sweeping views, dramatic landscapes, and an other worldly feel with its unique scenery.  National Parks are meant to be public land available for the public to enjoy.  However, they are also tightly regulated and require special permits and management.  Many of these regulations are created to protect the environment and ecology in the Park.  Let us help communicate what the possibilities are, and customize the perfect wedding day for you in beautiful Joshua Tree National Park.


Stone Adventures works closely with a professional photographers who know Joshua Tree very intimately. Our goal will be to match you with the perfect photographer for your special day. 


Stone Adventures knows the best catering in the area that will make your special day taste amazing! We can even set up tastings appointments in our shop for those traveling out of town.


We have on staff officiants that will be with you every step of the way. Your officiant will act as a day of manager to make sure your Joshua Tree wedding runs smoothly.


Being locals ourselves, we know the best places for you and your family to stay. We can help you arrange lodging for your wedding party whether its in town, camping, or Palm Springs. We can also assist with planning the perfect Joshua Tree honeymoon for you and your partner. 


Stone Adventures is in a unique position to help our fellow outdoorsy folk hurdle these challenges.  Already permitted and insured to operate in JTNP, Stone Adventures is familiar with all the special use permits required of vendors to work in Joshua Tree National Park and regularly corresponds with the Special Use Permit office.  All workers at Stone Adventures also have intimate knowledge of the Park, its scenery, the plant life, the weather trends, and so many other factors you will want to consider when planning your special day.  We can serve as a centralized source for planning the perfect Joshua Tree wedding, complete with an officiant, fabulous photographers who know the Park as if it were their own backyard, local caterers that create masterpieces for all food sensitivities in an environmentally friendly way as well as some of the highest recommended accommodations that could serve a variety of wedding sizes and plans.  


Help us learn more about how we can help plan your Joshua Tree wedding by filling out this questionnaire. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at