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Windmill Farm

Address: 20th Ave. north of I-10, Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number: 760/251-1997
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Ranked #27 of 59 Attractions in Palm Springs
Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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59 reviews 59 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The windmill farm tour is hard to find, but well worth the visit. If you go to the farm itself on 20th street, west of Indian Canyon drive, you will be at the farm itself, and able to go on the property. They give a great 1.5 hour tour, with a lot of information about the industry in general, and... More 

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Westlake Village, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The windmill farm tour was a very interesting and informative way to spend a part of the afternoon. Jack, our guide, was knowledgable, informative, and truly interested in answering our questions and making sure we understood what we were seeing. I particularly liked stepping out of the bus and walking up to one of the windmills now that I had... More 

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Long Island
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223 reviews 223 reviews
77 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We were driving through the area and saw hundreds of these windmills. We pulled off the road to get pictures. As far as I can tell this isn't a tourist attraction, just a place to view from the road.

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Avon, Ohio
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473 attraction reviews
1,033 helpful votes 1,033 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Passing through the San Gorgonio Pass (also known as the Banning Pass) on Interstate 10, the San Gorgonio Wind Farm is a truly impressive sight. Started in the 1980's, this is the oldest wind farm in the USA and currently has more than 4000 wind turbines in total. This location is ideal for a wind farm as wind turbines operate... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Just driving along the road you will be impressed by the many wind turbines. If memory serves me correct there were 227 altogether. It is apparently one of the first wind farms in North America. To get a good view of them and how they are so much in-line, you should also take in the Palm Springs Tramway. Super view... More 

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too far from the wild west!
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229 reviews 229 reviews
32 attraction reviews
516 helpful votes 516 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

You NEED to do this. Where else can you find such an industrial marvel? Truly fascinating and definitely worth the admission fee. Put it on your bucket list! :)

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Dallas, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We took this tour and and got very close to the wind mills. The guide was very knowledgeable and knew what he was talkign about. Do take a hat and mask as it does get very hot and dusty on the ride.

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

When in Palm Springs be sure to sign up for the tour of the Wind Turbine Farms. It is very enlightning and informative - well worth the price. I learned so much about wind energy and how the industry is protecting the wildlife wherever they put up wind farms. The name of the tour is P.S. Windmill Tours and More.... More 

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Hemet, California
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115 reviews 115 reviews
33 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Drive through this ever other week. These are awesome no matter how many times you see them. The sheer sight of something this big does tend to make you feel intimidated

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Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

You know you're getting close to PS when you come upon these. It's really impressive sight. Otherworldly and beautiful.

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