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Monument Anniversary Hike to Vargas Palms

  • Snow Creek Road and Highway 111 Snowcreek Canyon Rd Whitewater, CA, 92282 United States (map)

Happy 18th Birthday Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument! Established 10/24/2000.

Hikers will journey through a variety of the Monument’s habitats including desert wash, sand dunes, rocky canyon and native palm oasis. Cameras recommended. Wildlife watching opportunities and views are stunning! Bring sun protection, water and snack, and be prepared for windy conditions. Hike is moderate with 1,000 feet elevation and 5 miles round trip. Sorry no dogs allowed.

RSVP: Required by Friday, October 19.

Contact 760-862-9984, National Monument Visitor Center for more details. Meet: ½ mile south on Snow Creek Road at Highway 111. West of Windy Point, near the Interstate 10 and Highway 111 intersection.

Space is limited. Use the form below to RSVP.



Earlier Event: October 23
VOLUNTEER ONLY! Trail Stewardship
Later Event: October 24
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