Thousand Palms Oasis in the Coachella Valley Preserve

Please read the guidelines on this page before you come. 
THE PRESERVE WILL BE CLOSING ON MAY 1, 2019 AND WILL REOPEN JUNE 1.
McCallum Trail will be closed all summer. It will close on May 1 and reopen on October 1.
WE WILL CLOSE AGAIN IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST AND REOPEN ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2019. 
Please do not park on the side of the road and walk in after hours. The Preserve is closed after 5 pm. If you wish to hike after that use the Pushawalla or Willis Palms trails.
Please we do not allow drones anywhere on the property.
Please, absolutely no large vehicles in the parking lot. See our guidelines here.
We do not have any dog-friendly trails. See our guidelines here.
For a list of guided hikes, see our guidelines here .
For a description of our trails click here.

CALL 760-343-1234 for questions.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

 

TAKE A GUIDED HIKE

Take a hike with one of our expert naturalists.

TAKE A BIRD WALK

Look for birds in a variety of habitats.

LOOK FOR WILDLIFE

You might see birds, lizards, coyotes or a bobcat if you are very lucky.

HAVE A PICNIC

We have several areas you can use.

VISIT OUR PICTURESQUE VISITORS’ CENTER

Take a walk through history.