First proposed in 1985, the Prime Desert Woodland Preserve is the result of the efforts of many local residents and the Lancaster City Council. This scenic location nestled within an urban area has been established to provide visitors an opportunity to learn about the animals, plants, & the region in which we live, as well as a place to simply relax & enjoy nature.Add Prime Desert Woodland Preserve to your Lancaster travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Lancaster travel route planner.
The Preserve has an area of about 100 acres with over three miles of trails.
Prime Desert Woodland Preserve Reviews
Went to visit the Elyze Clifford interpretive center but found it closed with very limited visiting hours. However, the nature preserve which surrounds this building was open and inviting. We... more »
This is a nice place to walk and explore...lots of animals and nature to observe... enjoyable place to go for a walk more »
Beautiful little park in the middle of the neighborhood. Great place to go for an early morning run/walk. The animals are all milking about around that time. Be careful as it is a preserve there are LOTS of ants, just step over their trails and you will be fine. Bring plenty of water!
My favorite is when I can go walk here and not see anyone else. Because you know, seeing other people gets old. Love the rabbits and crows though. And the Joshua trees and the junipers and the ants.
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