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236 mi 379 km of trail 8 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 15 Trails Intermediate Trails 16 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail
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Featured Hikes in Coachella Valley - 8

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Favorite amazing view from trail
Difficult

Cactus to Clouds: Palm Springs - Mt. San Jacinto

14.4 mi 23.3 km • Point to Point • 10,444 ft Ascent 3183.21 m Ascent

(34) Palm Sp…, CA
Favorite Although the surroundings are pretty barren, there is still some plant life in the wide wash of the Painted Canyon Trail.
Intermediate

Ladder Canyon Hike

4.5 mi 7.2 km • Loop • 863 ft Ascent 262.94 m Ascent

(16) Mecca, CA
Favorite Finally getting close to the car, 8.5 hours later!
Intermediate/Difficult

Jack Millers Cabin Via Martinez Canyon

20.7 mi 33.3 km • Out and Back • 2,711 ft Ascent 826.42 m Ascent

(1) Vista S…, CA
Favorite Palm Springs Desert.
Intermediate/Difficult

Art Smith Trail to Cathedral Canyon

12.0 mi 19.4 km • Point to Point • 2,262 ft Ascent 689.58 m Ascent

(4) Rancho…, CA
Favorite Finishing up the loop through Tahquitz Canyon.
Intermediate

Tahquitz Canyon

1.8 mi 2.9 km • Loop • 316 ft Ascent 96.44 m Ascent

(5) Palm Sp…, CA
Favorite A view north over the La Quinta Cove with most of the climb completed.  From here, drop down into Guadalupe Creek.
Difficult

La Quinta Cove to Pinyon Pines

14.7 mi 23.6 km • Point to Point • 5,350 ft Ascent 1630.68 m Ascent

(3) La Quinta, CA
Favorite View of the Valley
Easy/Intermediate

Round Valley Loop

4.3 mi 6.9 km • Loop • 788 ft Ascent 240.03 m Ascent

(6) Palm Sp…, CA
Favorite Looking west over Stone Eagle Golf Club.
Intermediate/Difficult

Art Smith Trail to Hopalong Cassidy Trail

9.4 mi 15.2 km • Point to Point • 1,530 ft Ascent 466.42 m Ascent

(2) Palm De…, CA

Trails in Coachella Valley - 24

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1.6 mi 2.5 km #1Ladder Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Mecca, CA
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.5 km Mecca, CA
4.5 mi 7.3 km #2South Lykken Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Palm Springs, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.5 mi 7.3 km Palm Springs, CA
8.0 mi 12.9 km #3Boo Hoff Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
La Quinta, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
8.0 mi 12.9 km La Quinta, CA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #4Painted Canyon Trail
Easy
Mecca, CA
Easy
2.1 mi 3.3 km Mecca, CA
4.4 mi 7.1 km #5East Indio Hills Trail
Intermediate
Indio, CA
Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.1 km Indio, CA
4.9 mi 7.8 km #6Willow Creek Trail
Intermediate
Idyllwild, CA
Intermediate
4.9 mi 7.8 km Idyllwild, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #7Tahquitz Canyon Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Palm Springs, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.2 km Palm Springs, CA
4.3 mi 7.0 km #8Pushwalla Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Thousand Palms, CA
Easy/Intermediate
4.3 mi 7.0 km Thousand Palms, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #9Mike Schuler Trail
Intermediate
Rancho Mirage, CA
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Rancho Mirage, CA
8.1 mi 13.0 km #10Hopalong Cassidy Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Rancho Mirage, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
8.1 mi 13.0 km Rancho Mirage, CA
5.8 mi 9.3 km #11Guadalupe Trail
Difficult
La Quinta, CA
Difficult
5.8 mi 9.3 km La Quinta, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km #12Randall Henderson Trail
Easy
Rancho Mirage, CA
Easy
2.4 mi 3.8 km Rancho Mirage, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #13Cathedral Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Cathedral City, CA
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Cathedral City, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #14Cove to Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Vista Santa Rosa, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Vista Santa Rosa, CA
13.6 mi 22.0 km #15Palm Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Palm Springs, CA
Intermediate
13.6 mi 22.0 km Palm Springs, CA
1.0 mi 1.5 km #16Bump and Grind
Intermediate
Rancho Mirage, CA
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.5 km Rancho Mirage, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #17Herb Jefferies Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Rancho Mirage, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.4 mi 2.2 km Rancho Mirage, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km #18Indian Potrero Trail
Intermediate
Cathedral City, CA
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.6 km Cathedral City, CA
4.5 mi 7.3 km #19Hidden Palms Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Thousand Palms, CA
Easy/Intermediate
4.5 mi 7.3 km Thousand Palms, CA
132.2 mi 212.8 km #20PCT: Highway 10 to Highway 15 (Cajon Pass)
Intermediate/Difficult
Cabazon, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
132.2 mi 212.8 km Cabazon, CA
14.7 mi 23.7 km #21Dunn Road
Easy/Intermediate
Cathedral City, CA
Easy/Intermediate
14.7 mi 23.7 km Cathedral City, CA
8.0 mi 12.8 km #22Art Smith Trail
Intermediate
Rancho Mirage, CA
Intermediate
8.0 mi 12.8 km Rancho Mirage, CA
4.3 mi 6.9 km #23West Boundary Trail
Easy
Thousand Palms, CA
Easy
4.3 mi 6.9 km Thousand Palms, CA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #24High Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Idyllwild, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Idyllwild, CA

Photos of Coachella Valley - 111

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Ladder and Painted Canyons
Dec 1, 2017 near Mecca, CA
amazing view from trail
Feb 12, 2018 near Palm Sp…, CA
Palm Springs under a firey sunrise.
Dec 4, 2015 near Palm Sp…, CA
Sunrise and the Salton Sea down the valley
Dec 4, 2015 near Palm Sp…, CA
Snow in the desert.
Jan 17, 2016 near Cathedr…, CA
Palm Springs.
Jan 17, 2016 near Rancho…, CA
Palm Springs Desert.
Jan 17, 2016 near Rancho…, CA
Palm Springs.
Jan 17, 2016 near Cathedr…, CA

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