Thousand Palms is in the heart of everything! A great place to live, and snowbirds love it. Thousand Palms main entrance can be found by exiting off the Interstate 10 at Ramon. An interesting city that winter visitors might like to check out.
Nearby is the Coachella Valley Preserve is located on the trace of the San Andreas Fault. The main groves of the preserve are called the Thousand Palms Oasis.
The preserve now encompasses 17,000 acres, protecting three separate desert dune fields and six palm forests with over 1,500 palms. It is part of a 20,000 acres dedicated to protect the habitat of the Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard and other species.
While you are there, explore the incredible geological canvas and steep walled canyons of the San Andreas Fault, where you´ll visit a fossil bed and straddle the Fault Line itself!
The landscape is vivid testimony to the power of the San Andreas Fault and the geological evolution of millions of years.