Palm Desert Parks
Playgrounds, Picnic Baskets and Picture-Perfect Views.
As you look to spend more time outside, Palm Desert’s parks are the ideal place to feel like a kid again — or to bring your kids. From skating tricks to tennis aces, the city’s parks system offers a range of free and easy ways to stay active while staying socially distant.
View an interactive map and learn more about Palm Desert parks on the City of Palm Desert’s government website. All Palm Desert parks open at dawn and close at 11:00 p.m., with the exception of Joe Mann park which closes at 10:00 p.m. For the foreseeable future, some park restrooms and other equipment may be closed to the public due to COVID-19. Be sure to maintain social distancing on hiking trails and respect your fellow parkgoers.
Cahuilla Hills Park
The starting for many Palm Desert hiking trails, this natural park offers tennis and much more.
Cap Homme / Ralph Adams Park
Located in south Palm Desert, you’ll find hiking trails and more here.
Pickleball, volleyball, basketball and soccer are just a few of the sports you can play at this spacious park.
Hovley Soccer Park
Full-sized fields and plenty of equipment make this the perfect place for soccer players and fans.
Joe Mann Park
Take your pooch to the dog park or enjoy the other features at this community park.
Magnesia Falls City Park
Picnic or play at this community park behind Palm Desert Middle School.
Palma Village Park
Playgrounds, courts and paths are just a few of the amenities at this central Palm Desert park.
University Neighborhood Park & Dog Park
Visit this Palm Desert park for a pet-friendly good time.
Parks & Monuments
A stunning national park located on the south side of the Coachella Valley, where you’ll find one of the steepest mountains in the world. Learn More
Joshua Tree National Park
No visit to the Palm Springs area is complete without a tour of the Joshua Tree National Park, full of gold mining history, 19th century homesteads and, of course, plenty of distinctive Joshua trees. Learn More