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Desert Adventures / San Andreas Fault Jeep Eco-Tour

Extraordinary scenery abounds as your Big Red Jeep winds its way through the labyrinth of geological cuts and canyons of the San Andreas Fault Zone as your naturalist guide entertains you with stories about the plants, animals, geology, and history of the California desert. On this exciting 4WD adventure to the private Metate Ranch preserve on the San Andreas Fault you will: Experience the twisted and tortured landscape of an active earthquake fault system as your guide describes the geology of the area. Walk between the steep walls of deep canyons created by the powerful forces of plate tectonics, water, wind, and time. Explore a natural palm oasis where crystal clear water bubbles up from the underground aquifer. Learn about the culture and lifestyle of the Cahuilla Indians and how they used the desert’s plants for food, medicine, tools, weapons, shelter, and more. Learn about the plants and animals of the California desert. Discover the facinating history of the Coachella Valley. Enjoy spectacular views as your guide describes the geologic forces and local history that shaped the Coachella Valley. DESERT ADVENTURES IS THE ONLY TOUR COMPANY THAT CAN TAKE YOU TO THIS PRIVATE LOCATION AND PROVIDE THIS UNIQUE EXPERIENCE.

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  • Rates: $30+
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  • Minimum Age: 5 years old
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Meeting Facilities
Facility Info
  • Indoor Space (square feet) 3072
  • Outdoor Space (square feet) 30000
  • Banquet Capacity 1000
  • Number of Rooms 1