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The Westin Mission Hills Resort Villas, Palm Springs

71777 Dinah Shore Dr, Rancho Mirage, California 92270, United States

Phone: 760-487-2400 | Check in: 4 p.m. | Check out: 10 a.m.

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Things to do | Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge

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The second largest preserve in the Coachella Valley Preserve System, the refuge was originally designed to protect the endangered Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard. Because it’s fed by the springs along the San Andreas Fault line, a rare and fragile habitat type has been created called palm woodland oasis and desert wetland. This offers a unique sanctuary for many migratory birds and bats along their journey and provides comforting shelter for many desert animal species.

The preserve is open for hiking and picnicking year-round. With a variety of trails from easy to moderately difficult on more than 18,000 acres, there’s no shortage of exploration to awaken your adventurous side. Built in the 1930s, a charming Visitor’s Center sits at the heart of the preserve and offers a history of the area. Come for an afternoon or a full day and get back to nature.

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2 Recommendations
Please note, these recommendations are the subjective opinion of the Vistana Community Members and not of Vistana Signature Experiences, Inc.
"Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge"03/15/2018
"Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge"
Would recommend for both children and adults. A wonderful way to spend with nature.
"Loving It"03/07/2018
"Loving It"

I am looking forward to meeting you and learning how I can give you the ultimate Westin welcome!

— Heidi, Westin Concierge

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