This trail, which is open to equestrians, offers scenic views of south Palm Springs and the San Jacinto Mountains. It is one of our easier hikes because there is not much climbing, but is rated moderate because the sandy soil can get washed out in spots. We plan to hike at a leisurely pace, starting from the Barona Road access to the Garstin-Shannon-Henderson Trail Loop, off Bogert Trail in south Palm Springs. There is limited space to park nearby so carpooling is encouraged and may be offered by participants. Optional group lunch afterwards.
Registration note: This hike is designed to welcome first time or novice hikers. Experienced hikers may join waitlist and will be added if space is available.
Call hike leader Howard Goldberg at 917-692-5873 with any questions.
Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (2 liters recommended), snacks, sun protection, layered clothing. If wind is in the forecast, bring an appropriate hat and jacket. Carry Emergency Contact
Inclement weather or recent heavy rain may affect plans for this winter hike.
Health Problems/Allergies: Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike.