Yucca Valley is a city of more than 20,000 people in San Bernardino County. Located in the Mojave Desert, the elevation is over 3,000 feet and the climate has a dry heat. Nature lovers will enjoy the desert views, flowers, bird watching, and wildlife unlike anywhere else in Southern California. Plus, to the west are the picturesque San Bernardino Mountains and to the south is the Joshua Tree National Park. There are also plenty of local attractions to see, such as a sculpture garden, retail shops, restaurants, a movie theater, a bowling alley, and more. In fact, this region drives the economy of the Morongo Basin and offers plenty of local attractions. Whether you're in Yucca Valley to shop for antiques in Old Town or stare up at the spectacular views of the night skies, you'll find plenty of things to catch your eye.