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Field trips at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Field trips at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens.

YES! School Field Trips Are Available!

School Field Trip Program

Move your classroom outdoors and plan a field trip your students will remember for a lifetime. The Living Desert welcomes field trips year-round, introducing thousands of school children to desert ecology each year.

New this year - Virtual Field Trip Experiences

School has gone virtual, and so have we! We have adapted our programs to aid teachers with new virtual content that aims to deliver a more targeted learning experience with curriculum specific learning objectives. Come explore The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. No reservations required!

For more details, to book a field trip or make a suggestion on our new Virtual Field Trips, contact us (760) 346-5694 or email


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