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Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fault does run through the Coachella Valley and is more obvious in some places than in others. Where you see the huge California fan palms growing naturally, is where you will find the fault. In this area , evidence of the fault is more...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 August 2019

San Andreas Fault is not just a video game...this is the big fault that worries people about the next big earthquake.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank DanaLosAngeles
Reviewed 16 July 2019

We really enjoyed this oasis and the trails it provides. Go early as the daytime temperatures get extremely high and make hiking in the desert impracticable.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank randyy639
Reviewed 17 June 2019

Lovely part of the country but you have to look very closely to see something that is not that obvious to a trained geologist. I suspect we were were likely in the wrong place, or had higher expectations.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank P44cka
Reviewed 10 May 2019 via mobile

Fortunately the fault didn’t have an issue while our group of 250 had drinks and dinner. A musical light show followed on the side of the fault. Very windy and dusty! But cool! Wear a jacket and closed toe shoes!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Dwane M
Reviewed 11 April 2019

Awesome. Standing at the edge of North American Plate and looking down at the Pacific plate. Literally straddling the fault line. No tremors that day LOL :-)

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Sam R
Reviewed 30 March 2019

Closer than you'd think to Palm Desert - and I do mean close! Just over the I-10 on Washington, and another 2 miles and you are there! sometimes overlooked by other more major attractions, but this is a very interesting tour of the area on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank johnstoneh
Reviewed 10 March 2019

Spent a couple of hours here and although heavy rains had done quite a bit of damage to the area causing some of the trails to be closed it was still a pleasant walking trip. Lots of birds seen and some animals in the distance....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 798rosieh
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We decided that since were in the area we needed to go view the San Andreas Fault. The fault runs for many miles but there is a viewing spot near Palm Springs. It was awesome to look at the fault which is responsible for so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
6  Thank ADolores
Reviewed 3 October 2018

One of my favors places for picture taking. Beautiful and interesting. Special place to see the San Andreas fault

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Terry F
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lovey09
23 May 2017|
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Response from NinjaGigi | Reviewed this property |
You can visit the fault area free. There are several areas to view it. Just use a map for info. The visitor center is free also.
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myocyte33
22 May 2017|
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Response from overlookBc | Reviewed this property |
No just a map . Really meant for kids but I liked. It also as a Older kid with grandchildren.
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zilmacaronigirl
26 April 2017|
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Response from NinjaGigi | Reviewed this property |
The fault is 800 hundred miles long. There are multiple places along it that you can visit for no cost. You just research where you are and there are usually places along the way that you can stand on the fault line or get... More
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