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Recommended Routes in Coachella Valley - 9

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Favorite Palm Springs under a firey sunrise.
Difficult

Cactus to Clouds: Palm Springs - Mt. San Jacinto

14.4 mi 23.3 km 10,444' Up 3183.21 m Up 172' Down 52.29 m Down

Palm Sp…, CA
Favorite View from the trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Ladder Canyon Hike

4.5 mi 7.2 km 863' Up 262.94 m Up 866' Down 263.88 m Down

Mecca, CA
Favorite Approaching the thick brush, stay right!
Difficult

Jack Millers Cabin Via Martinez Canyon

20.7 mi 33.3 km 2,711' Up 826.42 m Up 2,711' Down 826.32 m Down

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

Art Smith Trail to Cathedral Canyon

12.0 mi 19.4 km 2,262' Up 689.58 m Up 2,575' Down 784.74 m Down

Rancho…, CA
Favorite View of the Valley
Intermediate

Round Valley Loop

4.3 mi 6.9 km 788' Up 240.03 m Up 792' Down 241.28 m Down

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 5,350' Up 1630.68 m Up 1,619' Down 493.47 m Down

La Quinta, CA
Favorite Looking west over Stone Eagle Golf Club.
Difficult

Art Smith Trail to Hopalong Cassidy Trail

9.4 mi 15.2 km 1,530' Up 466.42 m Up 2,340' Down 713.33 m Down

Palm De…, CA
Favorite Finishing up the loop through Tahquitz Canyon.
Intermediate

Tahquitz Canyon

1.8 mi 2.9 km 316' Up 96.44 m Up 316' Down 96.32 m Down

Palm Sp…, CA
Favorite Descent view of Indian Wells.
Intermediate/Difficult

Homestead Trail to Palm Desert Cross

2.3 mi 3.6 km 602' Up 183.44 m Up 602' Down 183.42 m Down

Palm De…, CA

Coachella Valley Hiking

  • 328 Miles 528 Kilometers of Trail
  • 9 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 26 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 7 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Coachella Valley - 29

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4.5 mi 7.3 km #1South Lykken Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Palm Springs, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Palm Springs, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #2Fern Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Cathedral City, CA
Intermediate
Cathedral City, CA
1.6 mi 2.5 km #3Ladder Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Mecca, CA
Intermediate
Mecca, CA
8.0 mi 12.9 km #4Boo Hoff Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
La Quinta, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
La Quinta, CA
4.4 mi 7.1 km #5East Indio Hills Trail
Intermediate
Indio, CA
Intermediate
Indio, CA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #6Painted Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mecca, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Mecca, CA
8.1 mi 13.0 km #7Hopalong Cassidy Trail
Difficult
Rancho Mirage, CA
Difficult
Rancho Mirage, CA
4.9 mi 7.8 km #8Willow Creek Trail
Intermediate
Idyllwild, CA
Intermediate
Idyllwild, CA
13.6 mi 22.0 km #9Palm Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Palm Springs, CA
Intermediate
Palm Springs, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #10Tahquitz Canyon Loop Trail
Intermediate
Palm Springs, CA
Intermediate
Palm Springs, CA

Photos of Coachella Valley - 125

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View from the trail
Mar 5, 2022 near Mecca, CA
View from the trail
Mar 5, 2022 near Mecca, CA
View from the trail
Mar 5, 2022 near Mecca, CA
Ladder and Painted Canyons
Dec 1, 2017 near Mecca, 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
amazing view from trail
Feb 12, 2018 near Palm Sp…, CA
East Indio Hills Badlands looking toward Palm Springs and Banner Pass.
Jan 28, 2020 near Indio, CA