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Friends of the Desert Mountains
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The mission of the Friends of the Desert Mountains is to preserve land, to support education, conservation and research in the Coachella Valley, and to act as the support organization for the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument.

Meeting Facilities
Facility Info
  • Project Availability
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
  • Type of Service Environment
  • Duration of Project 1 - 4 Hours
  • Number of Participants Fewer than 50
  • Indoor/Outdoor
  • Outdoor
Events
Get ready for the wildflower season and learn names of common wildflowers, their...more
  • Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
  • (760) 862-9984
  • Dates vary between February 21, 2018 - March 21, 2018
Get ready for the wildflower season and learn names of common wildflowers, their...more
  • Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
  • (760) 862-9984
  • Dates vary between February 21, 2018 - March 21, 2018
Walk on the paved Ed Hastey Garden Walk and Randall Henderson Wash Loop Trail with an...more
  • Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center
  • (760) 568-9918
  • Dates vary between February 22, 2018 - April 12, 2018
Dead Indian and Carrizo canyons are only open from October-December and provide wonderful...more
  • Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
  • (760) 862-9984
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday until March 29, 2018
This short, easy walk on the paved Ed Hastey Trail is a great introduction to the desert,...more
  • Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
  • (760) 862-9984
  • Recurring weekly on Monday until March 26, 2018
Experience a hike by moonlight. See the beauty of the shadows and wash of moonlight over...more
  • La Quinta Cove parking lot
  • (760) 862-9984
  • Dates vary between March 1, 2018 - March 30, 2018
Each spring, the desert comes alive as the wildflowers bloom and transform the Coachella...more
  • Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center
  • (760) 862-9984
  • March 3, 2018
Join Friends of the Desert Mountains at the monthly Desert Mountains Art Faire. Mediums...more
  • Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
  • (760) 862-9984
  • Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday
Join Friends of the Desert Mountains in the Kid’s Corner at the Visitor Center to hear a...more
  • Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center
  • (760) 862-9984
  • Dates vary between March 4, 2018 - May 6, 2018
Hey Big Kids! How does a compass work? How does a map tell you where you are? Maps and...more
  • Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center
  • (760) 862-9984
  • Dates vary between March 4, 2018 - May 6, 2018
The Astronomical Society of the Desert will conduct sky tours and direct observations of...more
  • Santa Rosa & San Jacinto National Monument
  • (760) 862-9984
  • Dates vary between February 10, 2018 - December 15, 2018
Join the search to find as many spring wildflowers as possible. Explore on a luxury coach...more
  • McDonald's Parking Lot
  • (760) 862-9984
  • March 15, 2018
Learn about the creation of the San Andreas fault and the topography of the west with...more
  • Santa Rosa-San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
  • (760) 862-9984
  • Dates vary between February 17, 2018 - April 7, 2018
Walk in the Upper Sonoran and Transition Life Zones to see plants discussed in the lecture...more
  • Cahuilla Tewanet Vista Point
  • (760) 862-9984
  • March 19, 2018
The dramatic elevation changes in the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains give rise to...more
  • Santa Rosa-San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
  • (760) 862-9984
  • April 7, 2018
Whether you are a beginner or a serious birder, enjoy spectacular desert and mountain...more
  • McDonald's Parking Lot
  • (760) 862-9984
  • April 20, 2018
Discover the desert after dark. Take a short walk along the Art Smith Trail looking for...more
  • Art Smith Trailhead
  • (760) 862-9984
  • Dates vary between April 21, 2018 - September 8, 2018