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The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert

75 Willow Ridge, Palm Desert, California 92260, United States

Phone: 760-636-7000 | Check in: 4 p.m. | Check out: 10 a.m.

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Things to do | Living Desert Zoo & Gardens

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Whether you’re coming to visit as an animal lover, plant lover, conservationist, hiker or all of the above, you can let your imagination run wild at the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens. Interactive live shows, a Conservation Center, authentic animal habitat exhibits, safari tours and a kid-friendly Discovery Center are just the beginning of the adventures you can expect during a day of exploration at this nature preserve.

You can spend the day hiking three trails offering hands-on adventure through the desert. Private, behind-the-scenes tours are also available for those looking to get an up-close look at desert life. When you’re ready to let loose, bring the kids to Gecko Gulch, an interactive outdoor playground full of fun and adventure. Or take a spin on the endangered species Carousel—always a great way to end the day.

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