Pines to Palms Scenic Byway is a 30.2 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Palm Desert, California that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for scenic driving and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 30.2 miles Elevation Gain: 5,137 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dogs on leash

kid friendly

scenic driving

views

hiking
Sat Jan 19 2019

Five miles north on pct from 74

Sat Oct 28 2017

Driving it many times. We did it today after dinner up to look out point, the weather was perfect and the view was amazing.

Tue Apr 18 2017

Beautiful drive❤️

Wed Feb 22 2017

Fun in the right sports car I'm a cyclist and can't believe riders were climbing it. No shoulder. Lots of blind spots. Lots of tourists love looking at the view. Not safe.

scenic driving
Sat Jan 22 2011

Fun twisty road from the desert bottom, through the mountains, and out to the coast. Great scenic variations!

scenic driving
Sat Jan 22 2011

Fun twisty road from the desert bottom, through the mountains, and out to the coast. Great scenic variations!

hiking
2 months ago

recorded Pines to Palms Scenic Byway

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

hiking
Mon Apr 15 2019

scenic driving
Sun Feb 03 2019

recorded 8/9 Pct north bound

hiking
Thu Aug 09 2018

scenic driving
Sat Mar 17 2018

scenic driving
Fri Jan 19 2018