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Araby Trail is a 4.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Palm Springs, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from September until April.

Length 4.1 mi Elevation gain 1,404 ft Route type Out & Back
Hiking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Running Views Wild flowers No shade No dogs
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The beginning of the trail goes above a residential area for about 1/4 mile...don't let this deter you from continuing! This trail is very cool. Great views and other trails connect toward the top! Gorgeous rocks and mountains and flowers and cacti. Dogs can come on PART of the trail. You will run into a sign indicating that dogs are not allowed past that point.

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Scot Sinclair
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Some decent elevation gain and amazing views. Doing it on a cool day was really nice

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Jenny Russell
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Hiking

Great hike! Not many hikers on the trail. Definitely all the way uphill!!

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Erin Distler
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Running

Definitley a little crowded and not everyone is wearing a mask

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Kathryn Getsie
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Hiking

Fun out and back with tons of views. High traffic. It’s hot out there!

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Jonathan Whitton
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Great “wake up” hike to get the blood moving. Start early.

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Tim Sears
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Hiking

 Great trail. You need to know that it is practically straight up to get to the top.Absolutely fantastic view of Palm Springs and surrounding area.

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Janice Hillinger
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This is a good hike if you have limited time and want to gain some elevation for views of Palm Springs. Part way up the trail you get a good view of Bob Hope’s old house and some other architectural stunners. When we arrived the parking lot was full but we found street parking further down the main road and walked back to the trailhead. .

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Steph Kese
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Hiking

Nice hike, but gets hot early. Walks by some Interesting architecture and has view of Palm Springs.

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Brent Boylan
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Hiking

Nice hike.

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CHARLES LUBITZ
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Flory Serafin
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Quiet and great hiking, not for dogs

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Lori T
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Pat Casey
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Cason Lane
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Actual length of trail based on downloaded map is 5 miles RT. Due to this, plus relentless switchbacks at the end, I would rate this difficult vs moderate. Very few other people on the trail between 10 and noon on Sunday.

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Alexandre Perrein
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Hiking

Hot. Try to start before 8am to get some shade from the hills.

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Stirling Goetz
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Brian Gil
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Nice

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Nicholas Panarella
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Hiking

This is a total banger of a short hike. Good elevation gain and great views all the way up. Trail is easy to follow and there are options to add on distance at the top where some other trails meet. Just a note: when I parked there was some freshly broken glass from a break in, so be mindful to stow your stuff and take anything you can't live without with you.

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Caitlin Williams
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Hiking

Steep climb up to Bob Hope house. Keep going out into the desert and eventually hook up to Henderson trail and back to Araby Cove through the wash for a nice loop.

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Joe Forberg
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WalkingGreat!

Trail was really great and easy to follow! If you go early in the morning you get plenty of shade from the mountains. But later in the day the shade mostly goes away.

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Lauren Day
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I love this trail. I’m from LA and every time I go out to PS, I always hike this one. It’s short, but it’s a mild kicker. The elevation gain is what makes it, along with the views at the top

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Christina Deluca
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I would highly recommend this trail if you like a steep trail. Great for a desk or early morning hiking

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Hector Romero
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Nice trail for everyone including dogs. The first 20mins or so has ok views. Once u hike up past Bob Hopes old home, the view starts to get really nice. There are some parts of the trail that are pretty steep, but they don’t last long. Finished in about 2hours :) Deff would recommend fam.

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a D
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Hiking

Nice trail, lost my car keys on it...bittersweet.

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Melanie VanderWal Papp
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Heavily trafficked moderate trail. Decently maintained. I began the hike skeptically as we weaved through a residential landscape. The trail has a moderate incline with short stents of shade as you ascend the rocky vein of the hillside. Almost a full 180 view of Bob Hope’s home perched amidst the rocks. The views from the Berns Trail made the hike. Our recorded time includes a 20 - 30 minute rest to enjoy the view of the mountains and valley floor at the top. Not many botanical varieties nor wildlife.

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Steven Larsen
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Hiking

Nice hike above the city for a workout. Not An visually stunning as other hikes but a nice 4 miles return trip.

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Joanne Smith
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Why do people still call it ‘Bob Hope’s’ house?? He has passed on & the house belongs to someone else. Get with it people!!!!

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Matthew B
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Kyle Vander Ark
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Limited parking and coyote on trail

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David Marks
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Starts and ends lackluster, so if your planning a long day it is really beautiful. Again first 20 min and last 20 min is an eye sore. The middle is wonderful. Lots of good huffing and well maintained.

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