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Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, Morongo Valley

Categories: Scenic Drives, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
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4.6/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web
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  • An amazing place to see how many different birds and definitely a great place to take teenagers and get them familiar with the outdoors. My sister-in-law and her kids fell in love with it so did we ge...  read more »
  • The Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is part of the Joshua Tree National Park desert area. Morongo Canyon has wet areas where there are an abundance of trees, plants, flowers, birds and animals. The preser...  read more »
  • Unexpected. This is an area that is an oasis in the region reaching up to the high desert between Desert Hot Springs and Yucca Valley. Trails in the form of very nice boardwalks have been developed. W...  read more »
  • Beautiful place with awesome trails. Don't trust Google for navigation to this place or you will get lost. If you call the number for this place they will tell you how to get there.
  • This place was amazing a marsh in the middle of the desert. There is great hiking trails. Great bird watching. And plenty of shade.
  • A really nice park. Everything is made with so much love. The ways are signed very clear and point you to a lot of interesting facts. At the entrance they show you the animals of the park and we saw a lot of birds and lizards. I also liked a lot that you can increase or decrease the walking distance while you walk. This makes it easier to react to your kids. Even though it's just short hikes, you see a lot of different areas: desert, nice views and a pond. So we ended up with the longest version of the hike :-) We had a lot of fun in the preserve. I can highly recommend it.
  • We found this spot by accident, and spent a day there hiking the trails. The trails are well marked and the scenery is just beautiful. What a happy accident to have discovered. The kids enjoyed the hike as well, not difficult, wildlife abound. Enjoy!
  • One of the nicest parks I've been to. A great diversity of things to see in a small area, lots of natural beauty. Highly recommended.
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