Please, no access allowed after hours.
No pets of any kind allowed.
This includes therapy or comfort dogs.
Service dogs are allowed -
these are dogs trained to do a specific task.
This is a wildlife area, not a park.
Please help us protect our native wildlife.
No other animals are allowed at any time.
Preserve Hiking and Parking Lot Hours
October 1 - April 30
7 am to 5 pm
May 1 - September 30
6 AM TO 8 PM
Summer Gates open all summer from 6 am to 8 pm. The summer lot will accommodate 5-10 vehicles.
Please observe posted guidelines.
Please be off the preserve by 8 pm.
No large vehicles are allowed into the parking lot.
The Preserve parking lot cannot accommodate large vehicles—for entry, parking, or turning around. Please do not use the entrance to the parking lot as a turn-around.
This restriction applies to all vehicles larger than 20 feet—including buses, 5th wheelers, semi-trailers, trucks, vans or large recreational vehicles.
For your safety, we do not recommend that you park on the side of the road.
The Preserve has trails that are open to the public.
No access to the Preserve is allowed after hours.
Please stay on trails.
The trails to Willis Palms, Pushawalla, Hidden Palms,
Indian Palms and Horseshoe Palms
can always be accessed via the trailheads on Thousand Palms Canyon Road and Ramon Road.
These trails are accessible after hours.
Please Observe our Posted Hours.
September 1 - May 31
8 am - 4 pm
The Visitors' Center is closed for the summer.
and on the following holidays:
New Years Eve
New Years Day
*Hours are dependent on availability of volunteer staff.
Please call to confirm 760-343-2733 or 760-343-1234
The Visitors Center is located at 29200 Thousand Palms Canyon Road, Thousand Palms, CA 92276