Yucca Ridge Trail is a 0.7 mile (1,500-step) route located near Morongo Valley, California, USA. This route has an elevation gain of about 98.4 ft and is rated as easy. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App.
Experience a spectacular bird’s-eye view of the preserve’s woodland and wetland areas. Take in the Morongo Valley, the snowcappped San Gorgonio and San Jacinto mountain peaks, and the Big Morongo Canyon below. Walk through the vegetation of the desert scrub, including creosote bush, Mojave yucca, Mormon tea, numberous species of cacti and even club moss clinging to the cool sides of the rock surfaces. View white dikes of splits intruding into an ancient outcrop of gneiss that is over one billion years old and one of the oldest exposed rock formation in California. This trail enters the marsh habitat at the juncture with the Mesquite Trail at one end and joins the desert wash habitat along the Desert Willow Trial at the other.