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town.yucca valley

This area is considered the 'high desert' as opposed to the lower Palm Springs desert below. It is home to joshua trees, giant boulders and many new desert homes. The downtown business strip is the main highway which runs through the center of town. The Morongo earthquake fault runs thru Morongo Canyon causing water from the surrounding mountains to form marsh habitat along Big Morongo Creek.
elevation: 3279'
population: 21,748
zip code: 92284


high desert valley. large boulders & rugged hills. main drag on hwy & homes on hills overlooking town

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San Bernardino County
near Joshua Tree NP
on Hwy 62



  • Back Road Exploration
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Trails
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing/Bouldering
  • off roading
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Big Morongo Canyon Preserve
  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Pioneertown Mts (Pipes Canyon)
  • Desert Christ Park
  • BLM Palm Springs CA
  • Big Bear Lake
  • Bighorn Mountain Wilderness
  • Palm Springs OHV Areas
  • Johnson Valley Off-Road Area
  • description:
    Desert communtity near Joshua Tree National Park

    nearby towns:
    Desert Hot Springs
    Palm Springs
    TwentyNine Palms
    Joshua Tree

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