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The Living Desert Visit Website

47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA  92260   760-346-5694   geckoexplorers@livingdesert.org

The Living Desert

The Living Desert's mission is desert conservation through preservation, education and appreciation.

Jr. Zoo Keepers
The new Jr. Keeper Program is here! It's time to learn about the wonders of life at the zoo, from the world of keepers to the mysteries all around us!

Gecko Explorers
Each Saturday, Gecko Explorers experience nature as never before. Through behind-the-scenes adventures, animal encounters and hands-on activities kids have...

Raven Explorers
There is new program in town! If you are 9-14 years old then grab one of your parents and take flight with the Raven Explorers to fascinating places here in our own valley! On select Sundays October through May we will be taking adventures to multiple amazing ecosystems that make up our unique valley!

ZooCamp
Campers learn about plants and animals, the environment (including our own desert) and what it's like to work at a zoo. Programs are challenging and stimulating, but most of all...

Starry Safari
Grab your backpacks! Roll up your sleeping bags! Join us for an overnight experience under the stars.
Me & You at the Zoo
Lizards, and Bobcats and Snakes, Oh My! Toddlers and accompanying adults can enjoy experiencing the zoo in a brand new way!

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