PS - Hike: South Lykken to North Lykken

  • Sat, April 20, 2019
  • 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Lykken Trail, Palm Springs


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South end of the South Lykken Trail to the north end of the North Lykken Trail

- Shuttle Hike

Start time: 6:00 am
Duration:  Around 6-7 hours depending on pace/# or breaks
Distance: About 9.5 miles one way
Pace: Slow to Moderate pace
Difficulty: STRENUOUS
! -- Total Elevation: About 2,200 ft

Meeting Location: South end trailhead of the South Lykken trail -- On South Palm Canyon just south of Murray Canyon Dr.
Hike Leader: David Stewart

This is a one-way hike which involves walking on the sidewalk from Mesquite Rd to Ramon Rd (between the two trailheads). Scenic features include: mountain/canyon/waterfall views and overlooking Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, in the distance.  Some photos of this scenic hike are at:  AND

IMPORTANT: Please wear appropriate hiking footwear, bring plenty of water (2 liters or more recommended), snacks and LUNCH, a hat (or sunscreen), and a wonderful attitude. 

Pets on a leash are allowed. A leisurely lunch break will be at the Museum Trail picnic tables.

NOTE:  Inclement weather or warm temps will cancel the hike.

Please call 760-320-2774 or email David at for inquiries

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