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Best Trails near Palm Desert, California

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on Bump and Grind Trail
11 days ago

on Bump and Grind Trail
12 days ago

hiking

This is one of the locals' favorite. is crowded, it has nice panoramic views and gives you a good workout.
There isn't so much to see though, just rocks :)
Do it in clockwise direction

on Bump and Grind Trail
2 months ago

hiking

This is very challenging, no shade, you go straight up. I do like this trail, must wear a hat and have lots of water. Have not made to the very top yet. Some day

on Bump and Grind Trail
3 months ago

I enjoyed it. Great view of the city down below. You don't realize how high you are climbing because the trail snakes around the mountain.

on Bump and Grind Trail
4 months ago

hiking

on The Cross Trail
4 months ago

hiking

on Bump and Grind Trail
4 months ago

hiking

on Art Smith Trail
4 months ago

hiking

Great views of the valley with decent climbs and vistas.

on The Cross Trail
4 months ago

hiking

Nice hike up to the cross with excellent views of the valley. Get there early as there is a lot of foot traffic and dogs that are not leashed.

on Palm Canyon Trail to East...
4 months ago

hiking

The park closes at 5 to allow for the wildlife to take over, so we were only able to get about 5 miles in, but the trail was beautiful with a nice mix of mountain and desert views. I give it a 10 on the Lenny Pepperbottom "neature" scale.
Take the warning about rattlesnakes serious - about the time we let down our guard we made a new friend crossing our path within a few steps.

on Palm Canyon Trail to East...
4 months ago

Really pretty, with a decent amount of shade

on Bump and Grind Trail
4 months ago

hiking

We took the side trail that went straight up, it was very challenging but it was a beautiful view looking over palm desert. The hike back down, was also beautiful and a little crowded but very fun. 10/10 would recommend!

on Palm Canyon Trail to East...
4 months ago

Great hike through an oasis.

on The Cross Trail
5 months ago

short and sweet lots of foot traffic.
3 miles tops
not 3.9

on Art Smith Trail
5 months ago

hiking

Awesome!! Hiked 6K out and jogged 6K back early Saturday a.m. Sunrise and great time with my son Max (11). On Monday did 5 and 5 with my wife Lori. My running partner, and then life partner!!! Loved both.

on Art Smith Trail
5 months ago

Beautiful views and vegetation, relatively challenging incline at the start but much easier as it progresses.