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June 27, 2024

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Julie Atherton JAM Collective 415-839-7546

SANTA BARBARA and YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. –  June 27, 2024 – AutoCamp Hospitality Group, the company behind premier outdoor lodging brands AutoCamp and Field Station, opens its second Field Station just outside Joshua Tree National Park at 54850 29 Palms Highway in Yucca Valley. Field Station Joshua Tree is the perfect basecamp for exploring the other-worldly landscapes of California’s high desert. Complete with outdoor gear, an espresso cafe and an onsite pool and spa, among other thoughtful amenities, Field Station Joshua Tree is designed to empower guests to take on their next adventure with confidence.

“Our vision was to integrate beautiful design with welcoming and accessible hospitality to make it easier for people to enjoy the outdoors and explore this beloved area,” said Neil Dipaola, CEO and Founder of AutoCamp Hospitality Group. “Field Station Joshua Tree offers affordable accommodations, educational resources, and necessary gear, ensuring everyone, regardless of their experience or equipment, can comfortably and easily discover the area.”

Field Station Joshua Tree is home to accommodations for adventure crews and gear of all sizes. With comfort and relaxation in mind, rooms provide ample and creative space for in-room bike storage, outdoor-inspired amenities, and space for just about everything. The property features three buildings with a total of 69 rooms ranging from premium king to double queen with bunk rooms, some that can sleep up to 8 guests and accessible options. Non-peak season rates start at $134 per night.

The onsite gear shop makes adventuring easy, and the refreshing onsite pool is perfect for a post-adventure plunge. Field Station Joshua Tree features:

  • Panoramic desert views and guest rooms surround the elevated pool deck, heated pool and hot tub.
  • Ample indoor and outdoor areas for gathering, remote work and collaborating, including outdoor games like cornhole and giant checkers and Jenga, and a fire pit.
  • Large bunk rooms, some that can sleep up to 8 guests
  • Workshops and classes from guest speakers and the onsite team, including recreating safely, survivalist skills, the local history of Indigenous Peoples, sustainable stewardship and Leave No Trace principles and more.

Field Station Joshua Tree embraces clean lines, open environments, and raw materials with a utilitarian approach designed for function while fostering practicality. Field Station’s approach to upcycling and renovating lodges and motels in prime outdoor destinations leverages the existing materials and transforms them into an entirely new experience. At Field Station Joshua Tree, the team revamped three buildings on the 3.4-acre property; each had been constructed over the span of four decades (1960 – the 2000s) to improve energy efficiency by installing low-flow shower heads and toilets to reduce annual water usage by up to 50%. Newly retrofitted LED lighting also significantly reduces electricity consumption throughout the hotel. Field Station donated most of the previous hotel’s furniture and supplies to the local community and organizations.

To celebrate the opening of Field Station Joshua Tree, enjoy a limited-time 25% discount on rooms when using the promotional code JOSHUATREE. To learn more or book reservations, please visit

Field Station Joshua Tree features top outdoor brands, including Black Diamond outdoor equipment and apparel, Topo Designs packs and apparel, MiiR drinkware, LifeStraw water filtration products, Slowtide bath and pool towels, Picture Organic Clothing, Snow Peak’s outdoor furniture, Wildsam storytelling and local narratives, AllTrails onsite recommendations and curated trail lists, Public Goods bath products, La Colombe Coffee, and Chris Burkard photography.

Field Station Joshua Tree marks the first time that both of AutoCamp Hospitality Group’s portfolio of brands will be located in the same area, bringing more ways for people to experience Joshua Tree National Park. Field Station plays directly into AutoCamp Hospitality Group’s mission to empower all people to get outside, knowing that not everyone has the necessary gear at home or seasoned knowledge of exploring new terrain. Complementing AutoCamp Joshua Tree, Field Station Joshua Tree brings affordable accommodations, educational resources, expert guides and gear together to provide greater comfort, ease, knowledge and support to all people looking to explore the area.

“Operating Field Station and AutoCamp in the same market marks another major milestone for our company,” said Dipaola. “Our enduring mission is to enhance outdoor accessibility and create ways for individuals and families who enjoy the outdoors in different ways.  While AutoCamp and Field Station cater to two distinct demographics, they unite in their commitment to inspiring travelers to embrace the great outdoors.”

About Field Station

Field Station, a division of AutoCamp Hospitality Group, empowers all people to get outside with greater comfort, ease, knowledge and support. Field Station lovingly renovates and upcycles old lodges and motels in prime outdoor destinations to create supportive and sustainable basecamps for exploring nearby natural areas. Thoughtfully designed for gear storage and function, Field Station’s utilitarian approach to supported exploration is emphasized throughout its rooms, retail and interactive lobby experience. Field Station opened its first location in April 2023 in Moab, Utah. Visit for more information and follow along on Instagram (@field.stn) and Facebook (@stayfieldstation).