Tour Home Built On San Andreas Fault


The historic “Palm House” was built by Alkali Thornburg in1905, directly on top of the San Andreas Fault. The home, which is now used as the Visitor Center, is part of the 80-acre Coachella Valley Preserve and Palm Oasis in 1000 Palms. You can visit the home and learn more about the history of the early desert pioneers and the San Andreas Fault. In addition to the home tour, you can enjoy picnicking, walking, hiking and bird watching.

LOCATION: 29200 1000 Palms Canyon Rd, Thousand Palms, CA, 92276

HOURS: Visitor Center Hours are approximate:
September and May 8 AM – 12 Noon
October through April, 8 AM – 4 PM
June, July and August, CLOSED

Visitors and groups are welcome. Commercial groups should call ahead because of limited parking.
For additional information, call 760-343-2733 or 760-343-1234.