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For the populated place, see Indio Hills, California.
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Indio Hills
Highest point
Elevation 768 ft (234 m)
Geography
Country United States
State California
Region Colorado Desert
District Coachella Valley,
Riverside County
Range coordinates 33°50′18.061″N 116°19′9.033″W / 33.83835028°N 116.31917583°W / 33.83835028; -116.31917583Coordinates: 33°50′18.061″N 116°19′9.033″W / 33.83835028°N 116.31917583°W / 33.83835028; -116.31917583
Topo map USGS Myoma

The Indio Hills are a low mountain range in the Colorado Desert, near Indio in eastern Riverside County, southern California.

Natural history

Geology

The Indio Hills are located in the Coachella Valley along the San Andreas Fault. The hills have natural springs along the fault. These support native California Fan Palm (Washingtonia filifera) oases habitats.

Parks

The Indio Hills Palms State Reserve and Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge protect sections of the Indio Hills.

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