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Coachella Valley Preserve

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29200 Thousand Palms Canyon Road, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
+1 760-343-1234
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Formed by a system of sand dunes, this 20,000-acre sanctuary is home to several species of rare wildlife and a number of palm oases.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mccallum trail” (33 reviews)
“an oasis” (50 reviews)
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29200 Thousand Palms Canyon Road, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
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"the san andreas fault"
in 107 reviews
"mccallum trail"
in 33 reviews
"an oasis"
in 50 reviews
"palm trees"
in 82 reviews
"thousand palms"
in 26 reviews
"visitor center"
in 41 reviews
"natural state"
in 8 reviews
"donation box"
in 6 reviews
"bring water"
in 26 reviews
"coachella valley"
in 34 reviews
"crawfish"
in 7 reviews
"fan palms"
in 16 reviews
"fault line"
in 11 reviews
"easy hike"
in 22 reviews
"open desert"
in 7 reviews
"wear a hat"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful walk"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful place for a walk in the desert. Various trails from about 2miles long guide you through various desert and oasis features. The San Andreas fault passes through the preserve, and its effect can be seen in places - including the oasis and wet area...More

Thank Martin97uk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had no idea just what we were getting into but friends said we needed to take the hike to the pond and they were right. Easy walk, but head out early in the day as it's a hot little walk. Not that long of...More

1  Thank Lynette M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't really believe in the Desert Oasis concept until I saw it first hand. The visitors center is very helpful and they gave us the directions for the easy 2-mile hike to the pond and Palm Oasis. It was really fun exploring the San...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving across the creosote dominated desert, one readily spies the tall fan palms rising like sentinels in close formation. Eleven native palm desert oases populate this 88 acre section of the total preserve. Each one unique in size and configuration. Hiking trails link them. One...More

1  Thank Wayfarer29
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Coachella Valley Preserve is located about 10 miles east of Palm Springs It is a 17,000 acre site that is home to the Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard, which is found nowhere else in the world. It is also home of the spectacular Thousand Palm...More

Thank firechief-JL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to hike along the San Andreas Fault. At the Coachella Valley Preserve the boardwalk at the visitors center does just that. The many Oasis in the area are where water makes it's way to the surface via the fault. There was adequate parking...More

Thank Reginald S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a little ways out of town, but well worth the drive. They have ample parking on a dirt road and overflow can park on the highway. There is a wonderful visitor's center, manned by volunteers. It is best to stop here before...More

Thank Steve S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a last minute decision we chose to spend an afternoon exploring here and it was so unexpected and enjoyable. There are virtually miles and miles of hiking & walking trails so you can configure your time here to whatever you want. If you want...More

Thank ChitchatCanada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

took adventure hummers here so had a guide, loved it, beautiful, interesting, and again bring lots of water and drink lots of water,

Thank Enid S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was pretty unique. I went with my 11 month old and my parents. We did the 2mile trail in between oasis. That trail was ok...not much to see until we got to the second oasis where we saw beautiful tall palm trees, water...More

Thank Isabelle1982
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Maja T
1 February 2018|
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Response from TerryMPS | Reviewed this property |
No dogs or other pets allowed in Coachella Valley Preserve as they disturb wildlife. Whitewater Preserve allows dogs, but you are required to clean up after them.
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MomsterToronto
14 January 2018|
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Response from TerryMPS | Reviewed this property |
Coachella Preserve not good for strollers. When you enter the palm grove, there are steps of varying heights leading down to the boardwalk. Not at all conducive to strollers. A better possibility would be Whitewater... More
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Tiffany L
12 October 2017|
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Response from Andrew J | Reviewed this property |
I've never been to Indian Canyons. The Coachella Valley is beautiful, especially the water fall if it is still flowing this late in the season.
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