Experience an Adventure through the Sonoran Desert and along the Canyons of the San Andreas Fault on a Covered Wagon! Relax and enjoy the ride as you venture into a pristine wilderness preserve, accompanied by a knowledgeable naturalist guide who will entertain and educate you about the geological canyon landscapes and natural palm oases. Discover the diverse plant life and wildlife that thrive in this oasis desert wilderness. Keep an eye out for fascinating creatures like Owls, Hawks, Reptiles, and Coyotes during the tour. Gain insights into the local Cahuilla "Native American" Culture and their historical presence in this area. Delve into the early Pioneer History and learn about the stagecoach stops in this remote desert region. Embark on a guided nature walk along the trails shaped by the San Andreas Fault.
Upon returning to the ranch, you will be greeted with live western music and the aroma of a chuck-wagon BBQ. Enjoy the desert sunset and expansive mountains from one of the finest viewpoints in the Coachella Valley. The evening continues with a choice of activities including a barn dance (with easy-to-learn steps and lessons provided), outdoor games, live music, and a delicious BBQ Dinner complete with all the fixings. Our menu typically includes mouthwatering options like slow cooked Brisket or Tri-tip, BBQ Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Country Coleslaw, Cowboy Beans, and Fresh Breads. To satisfy your sweet tooth, indulge in warm apple pie topped with whipped cream. Conclude the evening by dancing or simply gathering around a glowing campfire, roasting marshmallows under the starry sky!
A Covered Wagon Adventure will be a highlighted experience during your visit to greater Palm Springs, offering the most enjoyable way to immerse yourself in our desert culture. Don't forget to bring your friends and family along! We are eagerly looking forward to hosting you and creating lasting memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.
Embark on a one-of-a-kind journey through the Sonoran Desert and along the Canyons of the San Andreas Fault on a Covered Wagon!
This option offers the same thrilling tour experience as the Covered Wagon Adventure with BBQ, but without dinner. After the tour is completed and the wagon returns to the ranch, you are welcome to stay and have some fun with the ranch activities. Enjoy the live music, libations, picturesque sunset views, barn dancing and play games like horseshoes, corn hole & roping. Customize your experience to suit your preferences!
Join us at the ranch before the wagons return! You can partake in refreshments, engage in on-site property games, and socialize with your friends. As soon as the wagons come back, live western music will commence. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere, the beautiful sunset, music and perhaps even join in on a barn dance! You are welcome to sit at tables that are inside the warmed Desert Barn or outside on the Sonoran Patio.
When the dinner triangle rings, it's time to head over to the scrumptious BBQ Dinner complete with all the trimmings. Our typical menu includes options like Brisket or Tri-tip, BBQ Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Country Coleslaw, Cowboy Beans, and Freshly Baked Breads. If you prefer vegetarian options, just let us know in advance upon reserving. For dessert, we serve warm seasonal pie topped with whipped cream. To cap off the evening, gather around a cozy campfire, roast marshmallows, and enjoy the starry sky!
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