PS - Hike: Oswit Canyon

  • Fri, November 12, 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Palm Springs
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This is a celebratory hike to visit this unique canyon which has been preserved and protected by the Save Oswit Canyon Land Trust. This is one of our best natural areas and home to a variety of desert vegetation and wildlife. Mountain/canyon views, and overlooking Palm Springs in the distance.  The turnaround point features a waterfall at a Palm Oasis.
  • Start time: 9:00am
  • Distance: 4.8 miles out and back
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Elevation:  900ft 
  • Terrain: Dirt, rocky, some minor bouldering requiring good balance and coordination 
  • Duration:  3.5 hours 
  • No dogs permitted due to Bighorn Sheep habitat.

Location/directions: Parking will be at the south end of the South Lykken trailhead. Ample parking along the west side of South Palm Canyon Dr. near the bridge.  Map  Trailhead parking

Contact Hike Leaders: Scott Connelly  Email click here and Howard Goldberg: Email click here

What to bringTen Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), lunch/snacks, sun protection, layered clothing. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required.

Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

Inclement weather may cancel.

Special COVID Related Requirements

You must be a Great Outdoors (GO) member in order to attend this event.
This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated and submit proof of vaccination and abide by the GOPS COVID policy - CLICK HERE

Send proof of vaccination to: or text to  760-902-1850

Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike. 

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