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Earl Henderson and Shannon Trail Loop

Palm Springs, California



4.31 miles

Elevation Gain

1257 ft

Route Type



Added by Scott Sichler

Earl Henderson and Shannon Trail Loop is an easy to moderate hike that can be combined with other trails.

This is a short but sweet trail close to the Araby and Garstin Trails. Great views of Palm Springs and the San Jacinto Mountains. Parking area is off of Lansdale Street. From here, head down the Earl Henderson Trail and you will see where in connects with the Shannon Trail. You can choose to switch to the Shannon Trail or Continue on Earl Henderson as you continue on the loop.


Carry plenty of water even in Winter.

Pack extra layers as the weather can change rapidly. Once the sun goes down the temperature will drop. I keep a space blanket in my pack just in case.

Bring a wide brim hat can help keep you cool.

Include tweezers with your first aid kit in case you get too close to cactus.

Check weather conditions before setting out. Summers are extremely hot. Araby Drive is subject to flooding and can be closed.

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