Welcome to Twentynine Palms
Home to the world's largest Marine Corps Base, as well as Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms is also the gateway to the scenic Mojave Desert, the great California outback and Mojave National Preserve. It boasts pristine air, beautiful natural surroundings, and a small town family lifestyle. Halfway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, the area is classified as “high desert.” Expect high temperatures, low humidity and clear, sunny skies during the summer months, and an average annual temperature of 67º F.
Lincoln Military Housing offers 1,567 homes within 13 communities in Twentynine Palms serving the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms.
There’s much to do and experience here: The Joshua Tree National Park offers recreational activities from hiking, camping, bird watching, bicycling and rock climbing, to participating in the many ranger-led programs. The Great Mojave Preserve is internationally revered for its natural beauty, vistas, geology, botany, zoology and big, star-filled night skies. With an active Parks and Recreation department, the community offers a full agenda of sports programs; including the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Kids Club.
Twentynine Palms is also in close proximity to Los Angeles, Big Bear, Las Vegas and Palm Springs—each with a diverse and plentiful offering of sightseeing, shopping, dining, entertainment, sports, and art & cultural opportunities.
For information about schools, local services and other amenities in the area, follow the community links on this Web site. For more information about living in Twentynine Palms, visit www.ci.twentynine-palms.ca.us.