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Fun trail through small slot canyons to the top of a peak with 360 degree views.


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Map Key

4.4

Miles

7.1

KM

Point to Point

529' 161 m

High

35' 11 m

Low

675' 206 m

Up

612' 187 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

24%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Unknown

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Description

Starting at the parking lot, cross the aqueduct and head across a few ridges. Watch for trail markers heading right (northeast) across a flat plain. On the far side, follow the loop clockwise. Watch for trail markers that lead you up a few ledges on the left before dropping into the most exciting part of the hike, a series of small but fun slots canyons. The back part of the loop then climbs to a peak with 360 views of both valleys. Continue along the loop back into the plain, and eventually turn left at the trail markers to return to the parking lot.

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Steve Perella

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  4.2 from 11 votes

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East Indio Hills Badlands looking toward Palm Springs and Banner Pass.
Jan 28, 2020 near Indio, CA
Interesting rock formations on this part of the hike
Jan 8, 2019 near Indio, CA
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Nov 23, 2021
Carlos Abrille
A must see trail for those visiting Indio California 6mi — 9h 00m
Jun 28, 2020
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Oct 12, 2019
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