Christmas Eve Hike - Experience one of our best local hikes as we cross the San Andreas fault into two lush palm oases. A great way to enjoy your holiday season in the outdoors.
Meet at PetSmart (Ramon & Crossley) Time: 9:00 AM Map click here
Or Meet at Coachella Valley Preserve Parking Lot 9:20 AM Map click here.
Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.
Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. Be able to hike up steep, narrow canyon and along narrow ridge.
Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike. Click here for more information.
Contact Hike Leader: Scott Connelly: email click here
Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling. Departure is at 9 AM. Distance to trailhead is 11 miles.
Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.
No dogs or pets allowed in the Preserve.
Photos prior hike click here and here
Health Problems/allergies: Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike.