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Murray Hill Loop

Palm Springs, California

8.16 mi / 2260 ft gain

Clara Burgess Trail to Murray Hill

Palm Springs, California

7.26 mi / 1749 ft gain

Garstin Loop Trail

Palm Springs, California

3.58 mi / 1152 ft gain

Berns Trail

Palm Springs, California

3.92 mi / 1119 ft gain

Simonetta Kennett Viewpoint via South Lykken Trail

Palm Springs, California

2.16 mi / 633 ft gain

South Carl Lykken Trail - South Section

Palm Springs, California

5.75 mi / 1276 ft gain

Palm Canyon Trail

Palm Springs, California

4.5

Explore the Indian Canyons in Palm Springs

Palm Springs, California

5.0
1 mi / 100 ft gain

Bogert to Murray Peak

Palm Springs, California

7.11 mi / 1683 ft gain

Places to stay

Ribbonwood Equestrian Cg

Mountain Center, California

Ribbonwood Equestrian Cg

Palm Springs / Joshua Tree KOA

Riverside County, California

Palm Springs / Joshua Tree KOA

Fern Basin

Riverside County, California

Fern Basin

Black Mountain (San Bernardino)

Black Mountain Truck Trail

Black Mountain (San Bernardino)

Boulder Basin

Black Mountain Trail

Boulder Basin

Banning Stagecoach KOA Journey

Banning, California

Banning Stagecoach KOA Journey

Guides and stories

Do Not Eat Hot Wings Before Hiking

Do Not Eat Hot Wings Before Hiking

The LA Field Guide

Photo Essay: One Day in Joshua Tree National Park

Photo Essay: One Day in Joshua Tree National Park

Kevin Tangney

5 Things to Know Before Adventuring in Joshua Tree National Park

5 Things to Know Before Adventuring in Joshua Tree National Park

Brynn Schmidt

24 Hours in Joshua Tree National Park

24 Hours in Joshua Tree National Park

Holly Mandarich

My First Trip Down to Joshua Tree National Park

My First Trip Down to Joshua Tree National Park

Benjamin Canevari

Southern California's Off-Season Gems: Mojave, Death Valley, Alabama Hills, and Joshua Tree

Southern California's Off-Season Gems: Mojave, Death Valley, Alabama Hills, and Joshua Tree

Tyler McKay

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