PS - Hike: South Lykken-North

  • Wed, February 09, 2022
  • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Palm Springs


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This hike offers some of the best 180 degree views of the Palm Springs area. A highlight of the trail is a view point high above Tahquitz Canyon with a view of the Falls. We will hike to the picnic tables at the top. The trail climbs in a series of switchbacks and traverses. Bring a lunch or snacks to enjoy at the tables at the crest as we relax before the trip down. 

  • Trail Length: 3.6 miles
  • Hike Time: 2.5 hours
  • Elevation Gain/Loss: 1000 ft
  • Trail Route: Out and back
  • Terrain: Established trail
  • Difficulty Rating: Moderate: This hike is generally suitable for novice hikers who want a bit of a challenge. The terrain will involve a moderate incline and may have some steeper sections. 

11:00 am Meet near the trailhead (map click here) at the Western end of Mesquite Ave. Palm Springs. There is no parking at the trailhead, but plenty of parking on Mesquite, about a block from the trailhead. Turn off  S Palm Canyon Drive to the West for several blocks and you will see the hike leader parked on Mesquite. 

Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks, sun protection, layered clothing. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required. Hiking poles may be helpful

Contact Hike Leaders: John Ryan  Email click here and Rapha - click here

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

Weather Policy: 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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