Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is a 31,000 acre nature preserve located in San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
The Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is a 31,000 acre nature preserve nestles within San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, California. It is now apart of the Sand to Snow National Monument (2016) and administered by the BLM and managed by the Friends of the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve. Home to the largest riparian cottonwood oasis in the Mojave Desert, it is one of the few locations within the area with water all-year-round. It is a popular destination sight for birdwatchers, with 254 bird species spotted. There are several hiking trails with diverse habitats, enhancing your experience uniquely with every trail you take. Various programs are offered throughout the year that will be posted on this page. These include bird walks, butterfly walks, nature-themed guided hikes, volunteer work days, school tours, and summer day camp programs. It is open everyday from sunrise to sunset. Hiking and picnicking is permitted.
11055 East Drive, Morongo Valley (CA), 92256, United States