Painted Canyon Drive

EASY 7 reviews
#2 of 12 trails in

Painted Canyon Drive is a 12.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Desert Center, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
12.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1181 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

off road driving

scenic driving

walking

views

wild flowers

1 month ago

off road driving
1 month ago

Easy washboard road out to great hikes. Literally any car can make it out & back but if you have a rigid suspension is going to be a bumpy ride.

3 months ago

off road driving
5 months ago

Very tame dirt road that leads to a few gorgeous canyon trails. Trvelled this road in a Grand Cherokee but could easily be done with any type of car.

hiking
6 months ago

hiking
Monday, March 02, 2015

off road driving
Tuesday, February 04, 2014

We love this place so much, we got married there November 2013!