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Frequently Asked Questions


1. Where is Morongo Valley?

Morongo Valley is located in California’s San Bernardino County, approximately 24 miles North of Palm Springs. You take Highway 62 off of Interstate 10 and go North. Hwy 62 passes through Morongo Valley as you climb to the towns of Yucca Valley and then on to Joshua Tree. Morongo Valley is situated between the San Gorgornio Wilderness Area and Joshua Tree National Park.

2. What Airport should I use?

We are served by the Palm Springs Airport (PSP) which is located less than 24 miles to our South and by Ontario International Airport (ONT) approximately 75 miles West on Interstate 10.

3. What kind of animal life can I expect to visit the property?

Quail and raccoons have been common for most years. We usually get a visit by deer, and maybe a mountain lion or a bear during any given year. The birds are plentiful like the wild flowers and are of many varieties. When at this ranch one is living with nature to an extent not remotely possible in town.

4. What is access to the property like – roads?

The road from Hwy 62 to the properties access gate is a 2 mile dirt road. Graded regularly it is passable by car or truck.

5. Is there anything to see or do in Morongo Valley?

There is access to Joshua Tree National Park as well as the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve which is renowned for bird watching activities. The valley’s 3,000 foot elevation provides cool evenings that make summer living in Morongo much more pleasant than in the lower desert areas around Palm Springs. If the hiking and climbing in Joshua Tree or the Wilderness area wears you out, Palm Springs and it’s Spa environment is only minutes away. There you will find several gaming casinos, upscale shopping and dining as well as golf and other sporting venues to suit any enthusiast needs. The World Famous Palm Springs Aerial Tramway takes you almost a mile straight up Mt. San Jacinto. There you have your choice of wilderness hikes or fine dining and a spectacular view of the Valley below.

6. I see a Brand on your sign, what does it represent?

The Brand, an “O” with a “T” and a “P”, represents the Ranch’s founder Thomas Ozro Pierce.

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