Top Adventures in Mecca

Night Hike Painted Canyon

Hike the Ladder Canyon/Painted Canyon Loop

4 mi / 2215 ft gain

Hike Ladder Canyon in Mecca Hills

4.5 mi / 990 ft gain

Camp at the Salton Sea


Hike to Lake Cahuilla

5.41 mi / 183 ft gain

Explore Cottonwood Spring

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Mecca camping, hotels, and more

La Quinta, California

Pga West Retreat | Casita, Pool & Spa 3 Br #64185

From $238/night

La Quinta, California

Pga West Home With Pool & Fairway Views 4 Br #68013

From $247/night

La Quinta, California

Pga West Utopia | Casita & Pool | Walk To Clubhouse

From $371/night

La Quinta, California

2 Homes & Private Pool | 4 Br #259312 & #259242

From $467/night

La Quinta, California

Lavish Retreat Near Golf | Pool & Spa 2 Br #259312

From $276/night

Indio, California

Luxurious Private Oasis With Pool, Spa & Firepit

From $247/night

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