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The Best Hiking in Mecca

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Top hiking spots in and near Mecca

  • Mecca, California

    Little Painted Canyon Trail

    4.58 mi / 804 ft gain
    Little Painted Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail that is moderately difficult located near Mecca, California.
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  • Riverside County, California

    Night Hike Painted Canyon

    Take Box Canyon Rd to Painted Canyon Road. Painted Canyon Road is a dirt road, so exercise caution. The road dead ends at the Painted Canyon Trailhead parking lot.Once on the trail, look out for markers and arrow rock piles pointing to the slot canyons and other trails. Some climbing is necessary...
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  • Mecca, California

    Hike the Ladder Canyon/Painted Canyon Loop

    5.0
    4 mi / 2215 ft gain
    From Interstate 10, take State Highway 195 (Box Canyon Road) to Painted Canyon Road. This well-maintained, dirt road goes for about 4 miles and leads into the sandy wash which runs the length of the canyon for approximately 1.7 miles. There are a few narrow side canyons which can be explored on f...
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  • Mecca, California

    Big Painted Canyon

    3.61 mi / 541 ft gain
    Big Painted Canyon is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Mecca, California.
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  • Mecca, California

    Painted Canyon

    4.35 mi / 1227 ft gain
    Painted Canyon is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Mecca, California.
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  • Mecca, California

    Ladder Canyon and Painted Canyon Trail

    4.43 mi / 1119 ft gain
    Ladder Canyon and Painted Canyon Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Indio, California.
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  • Mecca, California

    Hike Ladder Canyon in Mecca Hills

    5.0
    4.5 mi / 990 ft gain
    From Box Canyon Road turn on to Painted Canyon Road a dirt road that will lead you to the trailhead. From the trailhead start into the canyon. After a few hundred feet there will be rocks forming an arrow pointing you towards a ladder. Go up the ladder and follow the trail from here. There will b...
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  • Indio, California

    East Indio Hills Badlands

    5.11 mi / 853 ft gain
    East Indio Hills Badlands is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Indio, California.
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  • La Quinta, California

    Boo Hoff Trail

    12.7 mi / 2323 ft gain
    Boo Hoff Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near La Quinta, California.
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  • La Quinta, California

    Hike to Lake Cahuilla

    4.5
    5.41 mi / 183 ft gain
    From Hwy. 111 take Washington (South) 3 miles to Avenue 52 (Turn Right). Take Avenue 52 a 1/2 mile to Avenida Bermudas (Turn Left). Follow Avenida Bermudas for 2 miles (becomes Calle Tecate). Cove Trailhead & Parking Lot located on the left across from Avenida Ramirez. You'll start heading ou...
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  • La Quinta, California

    Cove Trail to Quarry Overlook Trail

    2.76 mi / 604 ft gain
    Cove Trail to Quarry Overlook Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near La Quinta, California.
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  • La Quinta, California

    East Cove Trailhead

    2.09 mi / 203 ft gain
    East Cove Trailhead is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near La Quinta, California.
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  • La Quinta, California

    La Quinta Cove to Lake Cahillla

    6.28 mi / 1001 ft gain
    La Quinta Cove to Lake Cahillla is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near La Quinta, California.
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  • La Quinta, California

    La Quinta Cove

    3.39 mi / 371 ft gain
    La Quinta Cove is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near La Quinta, California.
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  • Indio, California

    Bajada Nature Walk

    0.33 mi / 39 ft gain
    Bajada Nature Walk is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Mecca, California.
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  • Borrego Springs, California

    Travelers Peak

    2.46 mi / 1467 ft gain
    Travelers Peak is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Coolidge Springs, California.
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