The Cross Trail

EASY 143 reviews

The Cross Trail is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Palm Desert, 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. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
643 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

old growth

One of the trails in Palm Desert. Open to all skill level. This trail Starts at the Homestead Link and connects to Hopalong Cassidy Trail where you'll pass the Cross hiking towards south.

hiking
1 day ago

A good incline to start and steady to the cross.

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hiking
3 days ago

Good hike, took the kids. We all had fun.

hiking
3 days ago

....a little harder than the easy rating! Great views.

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Great hiking!

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17 days ago

Did this hike on Thanksgiving with my sister-n-law
The views are amazing and people were so friendly! It’s an easy hike but it’s a constant incline.

23 days ago

hiking
23 days ago

short, moderate, dog friendly trail with great views, great company, and spiritual significance

walking
25 days ago

A lot of foot traffic and dogs

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