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Prime Desert Woodland Preserve

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Love the night time tour with the docent!

Very interesting discussion about the solar system. Nice displays of local fauna and flora. Great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Diane M
Lancaster, California
Peaceful sanctuary

This is one of our favorite places to visit. Multiple peaceful trails, bridges, educational... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2018
Lancaster, California
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43201 35th St W, Lancaster, CA 93536
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting discussion about the solar system. Nice displays of local fauna and flora. Great to take kids who would be interested.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed July 3, 2018

This is one of our favorite places to visit. Multiple peaceful trails, bridges, educational information to read, and wildlife and nature to observe (both in the day and at night). The moon walks are excellent, as well as the astronomy club's telescopes. Morning strolls with...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

This is a pleasant place to spend an hour or two if you are in the area. You will see plenty of rabbits and squirrels. Young kids will find it very enjoyable. One caveat is that all the various paths are out In the open...More

1  Thank vincemc
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Our family loves visiting the Prime Desert Woodland Preserve during the Christmas holiday time. They decorate the patio area with beautiful lights. It's a great place to visit. We have also been there on several field trip outings throughout the year and have had fun...More

Thank 202shelleyr
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

What a great idea! It is a small area that is decorated, but it is very well done. Lights in song with the music. An open area to dance on a patio if you so choose.

1  Thank Denice S
Reviewed September 16, 2017

The Prime Desert Preserve is just beautiful. It is in the high desert of Mojave, in the City of Lancaster. During the Spring the area is filled with color (for a desert). The trees and cactus are blooming and the brush is green mixed with...More

1  Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We love coming here, especially in the spring when the grounds are green and the jackrabbits and cottontails are racing around everywhere. In April we saw a ton of baby bunnies, and Saturday 7-22-2017 we counted 64 of them! You may also see a few...More

Thank SoCalRambler
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

This is amazing. The preserve is tucked right in the middle of neighborhoods. It's unique because Joshua Trees and Junipers live side by side which apparently is not the norm. The paths are nice and there are interpretative signs on the walkway. We saw lots...More

Thank MrsPickle
Reviewed May 2, 2017

It was a very relaxing meandering through the paths laid out to display native vegitation, and also numerous native creatures. I was mildly surprised to see rabbits and other creatures crossing the paths and scampering off after checking out the strangers evading their turf. Good...More

Thank HowieNui
Reviewed March 17, 2017

The Prime Desert Woodland Preserve in in Lancaster. We visited in April of 2016, when the weather was beautiful. Spent about an hour hiking around the trails, and stopped at the small visitor center. Certainly worth a stop to acquaint yourself with all the beautiful...More

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