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Outdoor

Get your fun on outside!  With our magnificent weather, who wouldn’t want to be outside?  There are great programs and activities to keep you healthy, active and enjoying the outdoors. From camps and outdoor sports to field trips and events, we have something for everyone. 

 

guided hikes and walks (NEW)

In partnership with, and hikes will take place at, the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto National Monument, we are offering hikes with the comfort of being led by an experienced and knowledgeable guide. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the activity. The Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center is located at 51-500 Cailfornia 74, Palm Desert, CA and can be reached at 760-862-9984

Birding Walk - First and third Mondays beginning January 7 through April 15, 7:30 - 9 a.m.

Full Moon HIke - January 20, February 19, March 20, and April 19, 7 - 9 p.m.

Living in Earthquake Country - February 2, March 16, and April 6, 1 - 3 p.m.

Monday Morning Walk - Mondays, January 21 through March 18, 10 - 11 a.m.

Star Party at the Monument - January 12 @ 5 p.m., February 9 @ 6 p.m., March 16 @ 7 p.m., April 13 @ 8 p.m.

Thursday Morning Hike - Thursdays, January 3 through March 28, 8:45 - 11:15 a.m.

Valentine's Day Hike - February 14, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Wildflower Nature Walk - Saturdays, February 23 - March 23, 9 - 10:30 a.m.

outdoor adventures (NEW)

Come discover the vast trails and beauty that the Coachella Valley has to offer. Hikes will be held on Saturday morning's meeting at the trailhead, and they will be lead by a certified Outdoor Recreation Guide.
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The ed hastey trail

The Ed Hastey Trail offers an introduction to the natural wonders of the Coachella Valley desert for users of all abilities. This short (1/5 of a mile) paved loop around the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center offers visitors a chance to experience native plants and desert wildflowers, birdwatching and other wildlife viewing, and views of the Coachella Valley and surrounding mountains. The trail is accessible to wheelchairs, strollers, and other mobility aids. The Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center is located at 51-500 Cailfornia 74, Palm Desert, CA and can be reached at 760-862-9984.

 

Friends of the Desert Mountains
 

 

TRIPS FOR KIDS COACHELLA VALLEY
MOUNTAIN BIKE PROGRAM 

Trips for Kids Coachella Valley is a mountain biking program for youth 10 to 17 years of age that focuses on lessons in personal responsibility, achievement and environmental awareness through the simple act of having fun.
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Have an idea or suggestion for a new class or program?  

Contact us at: fun@myrecreationdistrict.com or call (760) 347-3484.
We would love to hear from you!