Welcome to the CTTC Ridgecrest Tortoise Club page!

Jaime the Desert Tortoise

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Next Meeting: Monday December 12, 2022, 7 pm at the
Maturango Museum

Thank you for visiting the Ridgecrest chapter of the California Turtle and Tortoise Club, a place where chelonian lovers from all over the high desert can find out more about these wonderful pets. All new and prospective members are welcome!

What: California Turtle and Tortoise Club, Ridgecrest Chapter
When: Second Monday of every month, September through June with informal events in summer. Time: 7:00 pm
Where: Maturango Museum at 100 East Las Flores Ave. 

If you would like to adopt or find a home for a tortoise but do not live in the Ridgecrest area, please visit the Adoption page for information on clubs near you.

Ridgecrest Chapter of the CTTC logo on T-shirt
Contact us if you’d like a shirt with the Ridgecrest Chapter logo! Limited sizes
Tortoise Enclosure at the Maturango Museum completed in February 2016
Tortoise Enclosure construction at Maturango Museum completed February 2016
Tortoise Information Panels installed December 2021