- Distance: 2.2 miles
- Total Elevation 310'
- Difficulty: Easy - Mostly flat with 2 uphill segments
- Trail Surface: Sand crossing wash - then dirt/rock trail
- Type: Out and Back
- Hike Time: 1.5 hours
Meeting Time: 7:30 am at the intersection of Murray Canyon Dr. and S Toledo Ave - Palm Springs near Smoke Tree Stables.
Parking: Plenty of parking on Murray Canyon and Toledo
Join us for a short easy early morning hike on the Earl Henderson Trail. We will cross the Palm Canyon Wash and then hike up to the Trail.
The Trail contours the slopes just above the Wash. The Trail affords great views of South Palm Springs on the way out and more great views of Palm Springs proper on the way back.
Bring: Face mask, Ten Essentials, water sun protection, layered clothing, hiking poles may be helpful. Carry Emergency Contact Information. Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required.
Contact hike leader: John Ryan: Email click here
Cancel: Please cancel if you cannot attend as others may be on the waitlist. You may cancel directly from your profile settings or notify the hike leader.
No Pets allowed.
Weather Policy: Inclement weather cancels.
Unless otherwise noted, registration for this event is limited to Great Outdoors members. To sign up as a member, click here
Health Problems/Allergies: Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike.
Special COVID Related Requirements:
Participants must comply with the following requirements as a condition of registering for this event:
- I will follow Federal, State and local COVID guidelines as well as the directions of the leader.
- I will maintain social distance (min. 6') and wear a face mask if social distancing is not possible
- I will not attend if feeling ill or have any symptoms of COVID.
I will contact trip leader if I test positive for COVID within 14 days of the event
‘I Accept’ and will comply with these requirements as a condition of participating in this event.
NOTE: Due to COVID restrictions, please DO NOT show up for this hike unless you have completed a registration process here and have answered the required COVID questions. Also, do not bring any unregistered guests on this hike.