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Best trails in Rancho Mirage

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Looking for a great trail near Rancho Mirage, California? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Mount San Jacinto State Park or Palomar Mountain State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Whitewater Preserve or Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Reservation. Ready for some activity? There are 3 moderate trails in Rancho Mirage ranging from 1.4 to 3.7 miles and from 282 to 767 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Rancho Mirage
Top trails (5)
#1 - Chuckwalla Trail Loop
Rancho Mirage, California
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Loop trail through Roadrunner Trail open all year to all skill level. This section of the trail branches off of the Roadrunner Trail and loops toward Cathedral City and back around the Mirada Villas ending on the east side of Frank Sinatra Drive.Show more
#2 - Butler Abrams Trail
Rancho Mirage, California
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
An asphalt trail parallels the Whitewater Wash dipping down into and out of the wash and becomes divided on the other side into separate asphalt and dirt trails (for equestrians). As it continues between a residential area and Morningside Country Club, the trail ends at Country Club Drive (one block north of Highway 111). Fabulous views of the mountains and golf course are abundant on this quiet travel route which will get you from Frank Sinatra Drive to Country Club Drive.Show more
#3 - Roadrunner Trail
Rancho Mirage, California
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h
Begins just past the grassy area in front of the Mirada fountain that is located at the bottom of Frank Sinatra Dr. near Hwy 111. It moves off the street through a group of palm trees and continues parallel to the road. The trail crosses Frank Sinatra Drive and continues south up the mountain.Show more
#4 - Jack Rabbit Trail
Rancho Mirage, California
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 42 m
This trail starts on the east end of Cancer Survivor Park and goes up into the foothills behind the park towards the Bighorn Overlook. The trail passes the overlook and continues down and parallel to Frank Sinatra Drive. It ends at Frank Sinatra Drive where it merges with the Roadrunner Trail and continues up the mountain near the Mirada development.Show more
#5 - Magnesia Springs Canyon
Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
Note: This trail is only accessible between September 30th and January 1.Show more