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Travelers Peak is a 2.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Coolidge Springs, California that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Length 2.7 mi Elevation gain 1,620 ft Route type Out & Back

Dog friendly

Hiking

Running

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Rocky

Off trail

No shade

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As of June 2020, trails are open but the visitor center and restrooms remains closed due to COVID-19. The hike to the peak is only 1.35 miles but the elevation gain is about 1850'. There is no trail, but some portions have a visible pathway. And some areas you have to use your hands for balance. The final 600 feet is rocky and very steep. Gloves come in handy here as you will be grabbing rocks for support.

51500 Highway 74 Palm Desert, CA 92260 (760) 862-9984

Take gloves and a hiking stick. Shorts are OK.

Take Calcite Road and park when you can go no further. 4X4 is required. A rear-drive vehicle with lockers and air down may make it. Enter Calcite Rd here, N33 16.867 W116 05.792 from S-22.

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Jonathan Januschke
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Nice trail. If u don’t have an SUV and have to walk the first part it will be 10 km in total. Took us three hours up and down. Definitely some scrambling. View is amazing. Lots of loose rocks on the way up that’s why I only rate 4 stars.

Kevin Rivera
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TJ Kodras
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