Coachella Valley Preserve

Type: Outdoor Activities, Reserves



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Parks, Sightseeing, Outdoor Activities, Romantic Things to Do: Sparkling springs set amid 20,000 acres of lush greenery provide a haven for a myriad desert creatures, just five miles outside of Palm Springs. In the center is a 1000-acre, idyllic palm oasis that...  Read More
Free Things to Do: With more than 25 miles of hiking trails, the Coachella Valley Preserve is a hiker's paradise. The area is ripe with natural oases and lush vegetation due to the San Andreas Fault, which produces...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Oct - Aug  Daily

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free; Donations Appreciated

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  • Parks, Sightseeing, Outdoor Activities, Romantic Things to Do: "Opt for a guided hike along McCallum Trail with one of the preserve's naturalists for a deeper understanding of the desert's ecology."
  • Free Things to Do: "For a deeper understanding of the desert's ecology, opt for a guided hike along McCallum Trail with one of the preserve's naturalists (a small donation is recommended)."
  • Best for Parks Because: The Coachella Valley Preserve is 20,000 acres of palm oases and pristine desert wilderness, just outside of the Palm Springs.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: The Coachella Valley Preserve offers a look at the natural desert with its trail network along the desert floor and San Andreas Fault.
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: The Coachella Valley Preserve is home to a series of hiking trails along a protected desert area that includes the San Andreas fault line.
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: The Coachella Valley Preserve is one of the best natural escapes in the desert, where couples can reconnect with nature and each other.
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: The Coachella Valley Preserve is a pristine and protected area that offers free hiking trails through the desert and various palm oases.

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