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Select attractions are temporarily closed. Please check back for regular updates.
Find out what’s going on today, tomorrow, and later this month you social butterfly.
Take a hike on the wild side.
Discover the untouched beauty of the pristine Colorado Desert in its natural state. Your Zoo admission or membership includes access to The Living Desert’s nature preserve and three trail loops...
Come nose-to-nose with the world’s tallest animal. An experience of a lifetime, giraffe feeding gives guests a one-on-one encounter with these graceful giants.
The world Down Under comes to you in this delightful new experience. Stroll among Australia’s most treasured animals in this amazing interactive journey.
The Wildlife Wonders Show is a family-friendly, interactive presentation featuring new behaviors, training demonstrations, and much more!
The hospital doors are now open and welcoming visitors into the lobby and patio area.
Tennity Wildlife Hospital
& Conservation Center
Take a spin!
You’ll love going around and around on the Endangered Species Carousel featuring many of the animals found at The Living Desert.
Ride the Endangered
Immerse yourself in more than 3,300 feet of track laid for 8 different loops as train on the Bighorn Railroad come and go.
Time to play!
Gecko Gulch is an interactive outdoor play area that encourages children to use their imaginations and create their own fun.
Private Safari Tours feature a two-hour private, guided experience through The Living Desert. Giraffe feeding and admission is included.
Private and Behind-the-Scenes
WE ARE CURRENTLY NOT OFFERING ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS
hiking trails of eisenhower peak
The Living Desert offers a unique opportunity to experience the pristine Colorado Desert in its natural state through a series of nature and hiking trails. Your Zoo admission or membership gives you access to The Living Desert’s nature preserve and three trail loops.
Open October 1 to May 31, our nature trails are a memorable way to experience the beauty of the Coachella Valley.