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Area Overview

With a hometown atmosphere and an ideal location in Southern California's high desert about 35 minutes northeast of Palm Springs on Highway 62, Yucca Valley residents enjoy a climate and quality of life that is nearly impossible to match. Enjoying sunshine and clear skies more than 320 days a year, locals and visitors find an ideal environment to enjoy the open spaces, starry nights and many outdoor recreation opportunities.

“The mission of the Town of Yucca Valley is to provide a government that is responsive to the needs and concerns of its diverse citizenry and secures a safe and secure environment while maintaining the highest quality of life.”


Visit Yucca Valley and you'll agree that this is a great place for recreation, to raise a family, to do business or to retire. The welcome sign is always out in this friendly hometown community. Recently chosen by the U.S. News and World Report as one of the top ten most affordable places to retire, Yucca Valley should be on your list as a great place to explore when planning your future retirement

Includes Cities/Towns: Joshua Tree, Landers, Morongo Valley, Pioneertown, Twentynine Palms, Yucca Valley.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













Conveniently located within a short drive of many of Southern California's resort destinations, Yucca Valley residents have easy access to Palm Springs, the Colorado River recreation areas, the Big Bear mountain resorts and the Joshua Tree National Park. The world's largest Marine Corps base is just 25 miles away in neighboring Twentynine Palms.

The Joshua Tree National Park, is on Yucca Valley's southern border. The incredible night sky, unique natural surroundings and delightful rural nature of the town have made Yucca Valley a favorite destination of equestrians, stargazers, photographers and nature enthusiasts. The abundant flora and fauna complement an active lifestyle in a small town setting.

Cultural Activities





Charming shops dot both sides of the highway, inviting shoppers and history buffs to meander through the arts and antiques of collectors and artists at work. Visit historic Pioneertown where black and white cowboy movies were filmed as far back as the 40's. Free weekend reenactment shows through October. Another world class visit to Desert Christ Park features the sculptures of Antone Martin, creator of statues for Knott's Berry Farm, features the life of Christ.

Attractions






Conveniently located within a short drive of many of Southern California's resort destinations, Yucca Valley residents have easy access to Palm Springs, the Colorado River recreation areas, the Big Bear mountain resorts and the Joshua Tree National Park. The world's largest Marine Corps base is just 25 miles away in neighboring Twentynine Palms.

The Joshua Tree National Park, is on Yucca Valley's southern border. The incredible night sky, unique natural surroundings and delightful rural nature of the town have made Yucca Valley a favorite destination of equestrians, stargazers, photographers and nature enthusiasts. The abundant flora and fauna complement an active lifestyle in a small town setting.

Transportation



Morongo Basin Transit Authority has regular bus service throughout the JT Gateway Communities and has a Park and Ride for commuting to the low desert communities of Palm Springs.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  31.3  44.5  57.6  2.0 "
 February  33.8  47.8  61.8  2.1 "
 March  37.2  51.9  66.5  1.7 "
 April  42.3  58.1  74.0  0.4 "
 May  49.3  65.8  82.3  0.3 "
 June  56.7  74.3  92.0  0.1 "
 July  62.7  79.7  96.7  0.6 "
 August  61.9  78.4  94.8  0.8 "
 September  55.8  72.3  88.9  0.5 "
 October  45.8  62.1  78.4  0.4 "
 November  36.1  51.1  66.1  0.7 "
 December  31.0  44.8  58.5  1.3 "

Best Time To Go:

Spring and fall.

Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the upper 50's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 40's. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the upper 70's and highs in the mid 90's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 30's.

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