Location and Contact Information
Established in 1985 as part of the Coachella Valley Preserve, the Refuge serves as a sanctuary for the rare Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard and many other desert dwelling species. This lizard, federally listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, is not found any where else in the world.
What We Do
The Coachella Valley dunes are home to the endangered Coachella Valley milkvetch and Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard.