Palm Springs

77500 Varner Rd.
Palm Desert, CA 92211

Ranger Station: (760) 345-2236

Address above is not to be used for mail delivery to members.
Please have mail sent to:
General Delivery, Thousand Palms, CA 92276; or General Delivery, Palm Desert, CA 92260; or General Delivery, Indio, CA 92201; or General Delivery, La Quinta, CA 92253.

Federal Express and UPS deliveries will not be accepted by the preserve, but can be delivered directly to your site. Please provide your site number to the sender.

Nestled in the beautiful Coachella Valley amid 875 date palms, this 25- acre preserve is the perfect winter vacation destination. A golfer’s paradise, the Palm Springs area has numerous wellgroomed courses and has become one of the most popular destinations in the world for this activity. The White Water trout farm and Lake Cahuilla are just a short distance away for those interested in fishing. No matter what you enjoy, there is something for you in the desert community! Beautiful natural attractions such as Joshua Tree National Park, Thousand Palms Oasis, Indian Canyon, the Living Desert Wildlife and Botanical Preserve, as well as the Santa Rosa/San Jacinto National Monuments await. Take in breathtaking views of the mountains and the Coachella Valley from the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway as it lifts you up 8,000 feet to the peak of Mt. San Jacinto! The preserve is designated high-use from December through March. Please make your reservations as early as possible during these times.


Campsites: 397 full hookups, no overflow sites (must have reservation).

Rentals: 30 trailers, 2 cottages, 28 Extended Vacation Program sites, 1 Getaway cabin.

Member Amenities

Adult center, dining room, family center, horseshoe pits, laundry facilities, nature trails, pickleball court, pingpong, playground, shuffleboard, spa, swimming pool, trading post, TV room, Wi-Fi access.

Points of Interest

  • Living Desert Reserve, 10 miles
  • Palm Springs Air Museum, 12 miles
  • Indian Canyon, 20 miles
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, 25 miles
  • Santa Rosa/San Jacinto National Monument, 25 miles
  • Salton Sea, 35 miles
  • Joshua Tree National Monument, 45 miles

Country Store

The Country Store is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily. The store features clothing, supplies, souvenirs, food and lots of other goodies. We also have our own homegrown, organic dates for sale, harvested and packaged onsite.


GPS Coordinates: N 33° 45' 47.04" W 116° 18' 36.61"; elevation is 125 feet.

From Los Angeles: Take I-10 east toward Palm Springs. Continue about 27 miles past the Palm Springs exit. Exit on Washington Street, cross over the freeway and turn left on Varner Road (service road). The preserve entrance is two blocks away, on the right.

From San Diego: Take I-15 north to Hwy. 60. Take Hwy. 60 to I-10 east past the Palm Springs exit to Washington Street. Exit on Washington Street, cross over the freeway and turn left on Varner Road (service road). The preserve entrance is two blocks away, on the right.

From the east: Take I-10 to the Washington St. exit. Turn left onto Varner Road and travel 1/2 mile to the preserve entrance on the right.