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Tortoise Watch and Trek

  • Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center 51500 California 74 Palm Desert, CA, 92260 United States (map)

Participate in Tortoise Awareness Week - come enjoy an easy 3 - mile hike on the Randall Henderson Trail in the beautiful Santa Rosa Mountains. Learn about natural history of tortoises with knowledgeable Trail Guides, in a place tortoises are occasionally seen.

Meet at the east parking lot near the Randall Henderson Trailhead. Bring water, snacks, closed-toed shoes, hat, sunscreen and camera. Registration begins at 7:45 AM.

For more information call the monument visitor center at 760-862-9984.  

Space is limited, reservations required. Use the form below.