Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, Morongo Valley

#5 of 8 in Wildlife in California Desert
Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is located in Morongo Valley. Add Big Morongo Canyon Preserve and other attractions to your Morongo Valley trip itinerary using our Morongo Valley day trip planner .
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  • We made the 30+ minute drive from Palm Desert to BMCR for a guided group bird walk. The canyon is 2000 feet above the valley floor and is very impressive. We spent a little more than two hours on the ...  more »
  • Entrance and parking. The canyon can be seen visited via the runways already traced. There are also non-stroked paths that we didn't, in part because of the excessive heat (better explore it early in the morning) in part because often there are no signs that invite you to observe the mountain lion who was spotted frequently near the runway. Better to be in the Group!
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  • For bird lovers and those who enjoy nature, this is a hidden gem.Saunter along a boarwalk, head down a trail, or hike nine miles into into the canyon. The area is pristine, the birds are plentiful, an...  more »
  • Love this jewel of the desert. A true oasis! Do not use the google directions from site. You must put address into google maps. 11055 East Dr. Morongo valley Ca. A lovely hiking area. Paths for all levels of hikers!
  • Just a beautiful , Lush forest in the middle of the desert. What could be more exciting? Great for walking regardless of how sure footed you are.
  • Awesome place to visit. So quite and peaceful with the occasional bear sighting aha
  • Great place for birding and offers a good variety of trails.
  • Great highking spot and nature watching

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