The Santa Rosa Mountains Visitor Center located off State Highway 74 south of Palm Desert was dedicated in 1996 and open to the public. The Visitor Center address is 51-500 Hwy 74, Palm Desert, CA 92260 and is 4 miles south of the intersection of Highway 74 and Highway 111 in Palm Desert.
760-862-9984 (Visitor Center) or 760-833-7100 (Field Office)
AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, PHOTOGRAPHY, HORSE CAMPING
Reserve your campsite at these camping areas:
Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:
The Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains provide a world-renowned scenic backdrop to the desert communities of the Coachella Valley. The National Monument serves as a model for community based support and creation. This monument reflects the vision of the local jurisdictions that assisted in the designation.
Visitor Center Open Wednesday – Monday
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Oct 1 – April 14
Visitor Center Open Thursday – Monday
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., April 15 – April 30
Visitor Center Open Friday – Monday
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., May 1 – Sept 30