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EmergencyNumbers

Page history last edited by darren 11 years ago

Emergency Phones

In an emergency call San Bernardino Dispatch at 909-383-5651. Call collect. Cell phone coverage is spotty in the park. A pay phone is located at the visitor center in Twentynine Palms. You can find pay phones in the towns of Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree and at Chiriaco Summit (12 miles southeast of Cottonwood). Emergency-only phones are located at the ranger station in Indian Cove and at Intersection Rock parking area.

 

Hospital

Hi-Desert Medical Center • 6601 White Feather Road • Joshua Tree, CA 92252 • (760) 366-3711

Driving directions to 6601 White Feather Rd, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
16.7 mi – about 30 mins
Hidden Valley Campground
Hidden Valley Campground, Twentynine Palms, California 92277
92277
1. Head southwest toward Loop Rd
0.2 mi
2. Turn right at Loop Rd
1.8 mi
3. Continue onto Monument Rd/National Park Blvd
7.1 mi
4. Continue onto Quail Springs Rd
4.1 mi
5. Continue onto Park Blvd
1.0 mi
6. Turn right at 29 Palms Hwy/CA-62 E
2.2 mi
7. Turn right at White Feather Rd
Destination will be on the left
0.3 m

 

Comments (5)

George Sudarkoff said

at 10:02 am on Nov 9, 2009

Oh, sweet! Thanks for adding this, Darren!

Eileen Ringwald said

at 10:48 am on Nov 9, 2009

Yes thanks for adding this! I got a little spooked yesterday being on hand for 2 heli evacs at a local crag (after over a decade of me going there and never seeing even one injury). I was going to dig this up too, but you saved me the trouble! I have the emergency phone in Hidden Valley marked on my Google Map by the way.

George Sudarkoff said

at 11:51 am on Nov 9, 2009

I wonder if we have any trained WFR/EMT among us?

Eileen Ringwald said

at 12:01 pm on Nov 9, 2009

None that I know of though my husband was in SAR and a friend of ours who will be arriving Thursday (he'll get his own site) is currently in SAR. I have had CPR training (years ago, my card has since expired) and I've had very basic first aid /wilderness training at different points in my life (it's about time I refreshed this though). I believe Nina @nsmonkeygirl was also in SAR up where she lives at some point. SAR folks are not required to have WFR/EMT training though.

Tiffany said

at 12:47 am on Nov 10, 2009

my sig other, Randy, is part of the Olympic Mountain Rescue team up here outside of Seattle, so there's some additional, well, rescue support. i know he's take the required basic first aid within the past year and possibly advanced as well.

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