Teasure Seekers Box #2 LbNA # 28896
|Placed Date||Feb 18 2007|
|Location||Palm Desert, CA|
**Due to the heavy rains, the Eisenhower trails were all closed on our 1/9/11 visit. They will be in repair for 2-3 weeks. --Hi Desert
Go to the Living Desert Zoo in Palm Desert, California. Their address is 47-900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, California. You may call the Living Desert at 346-5694 for directions, or visit their website at www.LivingDesert.org. There is a entrance fee, but it is worth it. I do not recommend visiting here during the extremely hot summer months. It can get up to 120 degrees during the summer.
Once inside the Living Desert entrance, get yourself a map and walk towards the Bighorn Sheep Hill. To the left of this hill is a trailhead. Walk on this dirt trail. When you get to a fork in the road, take the right hand trail which leads you towards the San Andreas Fault Exhibit. Stop when you get to a large sign that is titled "Our Ever Changing Earth." Walk on the small dirt path on the right hand side of this sign towards the rock mountains. You will take 20 "9 1/2 year old" steps forward. Then turn left and then take 6 "9 1/2 year old" steps. There will be an opening between 2 large rocks. There will be a big rock in the center of these other 2 large rocks. The letter box is hidden near the right tip of the center rock (about 2 1/2 feet up this center rock). It is in a crevice and is covered with other small rocks. There is a stick poking out of this crevice as well. Please watch out for snakes, scorpions, spiders and other desert creatures.