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Windmill Farm

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Address: 20th Ave. north of I-10, Palm Springs, CA
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+1 760-251-1997

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its a amazing site of wind mills

traveling down interstate 10 you can see a large collection of wind mills. they rage from 15 kilowatts up to 800. in 1995 there were almost 4000 wind mills in the are producing... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

traveling down interstate 10 you can see a large collection of wind mills. they rage from 15 kilowatts up to 800. in 1995 there were almost 4000 wind mills in the are producing electric from the san anna winds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was awesome to see these! We need more windmill farms! Very cool to see as your drive into/out of town.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You get to learn so much about the history and background of the wind industry in the area. It's great both for history fans and engineering fans. Some great photo ops too.

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Fort Wayne, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

You won't miss seeing them if you do any driving. Unreal how many there are. We actually pulled over to take a photo.

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Cedar Hill, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I drove by the windmill farm on my way to Idyllwild. It was pretty interesting to see. Knowing now that there are tours of the farm. I'd certainly consider doing it next time I'm in the area.

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Sparks, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I was impressed by their knowledge of the history of the windmills in the area. I learned many things on this tour and I suggest if you have a few hours this is a must see item. They bring you on property and you get to be under the windmills. You will learn about the different styles and problems with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I can remember this windmill system from 30 years ago and it's still here with bigger generators and modern bladed systems. Great site.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I have seen this everytime I drive through the area and never stop being totally fascinated by the sheer amount and size of windmills but going to the farm to learn about them is really interesting and something both adults and older kids would enjoy. Did you know the front pointing out of one is the size of a school... More 

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Riverside, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is an interesting thing to see, one of three major wind farms in California, but there's no reason to make a special trip. If you plan to head through the I-10 pass between the San Bernardino Mountains and Mt San Jacinto, you can't miss it. There are over 3000 windmills (producing over 500MW) and you can get quite close... More 

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Monifieth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Mind blowing scale of wind energy farm which has to be seen to be appreciated. Worth a drive by / through visit but just a shame there appeared to be no visitor centre to turn it into what could be a tourist attraction which promotes better understanding of the whole industry plus the build history of this magnificent place

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