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Desert Christ Park is a mid-century, historic landmark, in Yucca Valley, dedicated in 1951. This sculpture park and native plant garden provides a link to the creative and artistic foundation of our community. For over 10 years Sculptor Antone...more
Hours Today: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
56200 Sunnyslope Drive, On the corner of Sunnyslope Drive and Mohawk Trail next door to the Evangelical Free Church, Yucca Valley., Yucca Valley, CA 92284
Though this is a small walking area park, it allows one to step away from the busy highway and appreciate some quiet time. There are a variety of statues based on Biblical themes. A small parking area and a shaded picnic table provide adequate room...More
This park is a unique sculpture garden with a valley view beyond amazing. Our afternoon walk through the artist’s sculptures was inspiring. You can’t help but feel amazed and full of tranquility. A must see!!
People travel to Rio to see the statute of the Christ while an American mid-century sculpture garden exists right here in California! Desert Christ Park, a quiet place for a picnic, a hike, a beautiful view with statutes depicting Christ's life.
We found this park by googling unusual art work in California. It is easily located off 29 Palms Highway in Yucca Valley, about a 40 minute drive from Palm Springs. Park by the little church. Entrance is FREE. Be sure to pick up a leaflet...More
This little gem is in the city of Yucca Valley (Desert) so it's a trip you want to plan for the spring or fall.
The statutes are really showing their age now but I have been coming to this spot since the 80's and it's...More
A bunch of biblical sculptures in the middle of the desert dating from 1951. Any interesting place to spend 20 minutes wandering around. The sculptures are in varying states of restoration. The small rock chapel is kinda cool.
I wouldn't go to Yucca Valley specifically...More
This park was easier to find than we had anticipated. There was no one around when we visited. It was peaceful, and although a few of the sculptures are showing a little wear (hopefully not vandalism) they are well done. We found the park on...More
One of our party wanted to visit this place. It was outstanding and very impressive although a bit spooky. If you look at it as art and inspiration from one person's perspective rather than a religious aspect, you might appreciate its form. We were so...More