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A great hiking trail in Palm Springs for the whole Family

We did this trail with our 15 and 12 year old and while we are an activity family we are not... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
West Vancouver, Canada
Cathedral City hike

I went with my 10 year old son and we had a great time. It’s a little tough but well worth it for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did this trail with our 15 and 12 year old and while we are an activity family we are not hardcore and found this trail to be great..just bring good shoes. Should take about 60-90 mintues

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my 10 year old son and we had a great time. It’s a little tough but well worth it for the views and time spent together. We went for cokes and pizza afterwards, great fun!

Thank Kendall R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a 3 mile circular trail and depending on which direction you go up can be a challenging course. When you get to the top there is a great view of the valley. Be sure to take water, it can be a hot. The...More

Thank Chris2734
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are in Palm Desert and needed to walk off at least a little of last night's debauchery. We found this trail on Google Maps. It's ok. You have a choice to go left or right so we chose right. It turned out to be...More

1  Thank kristinaquinones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to park on street in behind Total Wine. Fun shopping when u r done as well. Ha ha. We started at 8;15, might do it earlier next time. We went up the steeper east side trail, pretty easy trail but what is with the...More

Thank justrewardf4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This trail walk is a good workout for those somewhat fit. We opted to start going to the left because that is a steeper and harder part of the trail. It was a bit more challenging than I had expected. I’m 55 and in pretty...More

Thank robydoby04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous views of Desert Palms, strenuous and great steep workout, was about an hour and trek. Carry water!

Thank Orange1969Judge
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This trail was more vigorous than I expected. There is quite an elevation increase to the top. The path is easy to follow and well-maintained. No wildlife here, really, but the view is amazing. Great trail for a run and easy to get to. Bring...More

2  Thank SpunkyJ
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Starting with ample street parking and ending with a satisfying trek, this offers a great workout and the stark beauty of the region. Stop and take a few photos.

1  Thank sfpitt613
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This is a vigorous workout with a great view all the way to the top. Take LOTS of water and wear your sunscreen. People are friendly and you'll see oldsters, athletes, families and groups. Go early to beat the heat.

1  Thank Partypoodle
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Jordan H
23 January 2018|
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Response from lpacheco | Reviewed this property |
It took us about 2 hours and we are active hikers. Bring a lot of water!
Bill D
28 October 2017|
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Response from Delta5076 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bill, I was there with my 11 year old son in March and did not see any mountains sheep.
1 February 2017|
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Response from Kenhcrowther | Reviewed this property |
The total distance is three miles and the hike takes over an hour to complete. I always go clockwise as I like to get the hard stuff over first. It is a circular hike with the right side being steeper and shorter and the... More