Desert Christ Park, Yucca Valley

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Desert Christ Park is a museum of sculptures located on the hillside of Yucca Valley. There are more than 40 large white biblical statues here sculpted by Frank Antone Martin. The park was the vision of Reverend Eddie Garver, and was dedicated on Easter Sunday in 1951. It's a quiet and introspective place nestled among the desert landscape. The park is open from dusk until dawn for all to come and see these works of art free of charge. The last supper relief above is gorgeous, and some of the statues in the park tower over 8 feet tall. This site has flown under the radar in the high desert, but it's absolutely stunning and worth visiting.

The statues are currently undergoing restorations with the help of a non-profit organization and volunteers. Retired local business owners Kate and Tom Kenny have been working tirelessly to upkeep the grounds, repair water lines, and restore sculptures. The park in financially maintained through donations and grants. If you'd like to donate the the Desert Christ Park non-profit please use the link below. 

If you have any questions about the site, or if you would like to volunteer, you can contact the organization at desertchristparkfoundation@gmail.com or visit the site at www.desertchristpark.org

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Old image of sculptor Frank Antone Martin with some of the statues

Old image of sculptor Frank Antone Martin with some of the statues

Do you want to contribute to this park's renovation? Click the button below to donate to Desert Christ Park non-profit Organization.