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Best trails in Indio Hills Palms

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Explore the most popular trails in Indio Hills Palms with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Native California fan palms thrive in many locations but rarely in such numbers as in the canyons of the Indio Hills. Here, along a line where the San Andreas fault captures groundwater that nurtures the palms, is a wild parkland which is part of the adjacent Coachella Valley Preserve. The park contains some fine palm groves that include Hidden, Pushawalla, Briska, Macomber and Horseshoe palms. The nearest groves are relatively easy to reach from the trailhead and parking area 4-miles north of Indio.

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Map of trails in Indio Hills Palms
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Top trails (3)
#1 - Herman's Hike Trail
Indio Hills Palms
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 37 m
Herman's Hike Trail is a 6.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Desert Hot Springs, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilShow more
#2 - Willis Palms and West Mesa Trail
Indio Hills Palms
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
Willis Palms and West Mesa Trail is a 2.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Thousand Palms, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail ofShow more
#3 - Indio Hills Palms Park
Indio Hills Palms
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 39 m
Indio Hills Palms Park is a 1.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Desert Hot Springs, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primaShow more