La Quinta Cove

Geo Jane

Jane Udall leads hikers on a five-hour hike through Bear Creek Ridge, where natural and scientific wonder combine for a day of discovery.

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Gary Burzell on hiking trail

Trail Mix

The generous size and varied topography of the Coachella Valley offers a range of options for folks new to hiking.

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Gary Burzell, who has a website dedicated to hiking in Palm Springs and other Coachella Valley trails, gives tips for newbies and his faves to tackle.

Our Town

We asked the mayors of the nine Coachella Valley cities common questions from 
the serious to 
the silly. Contrast and compare.

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The mayors of nine Coachella Valley cities weigh in about their towns.


Your Day on Court

Most local tennis players are accustomed only to hard surfaces, but there are clay and grass options as well here in the valley.

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Tennis enthusiasts in the Coachella Valley can enjoy the green, green grass of home year-round with some of the best lawn tennis venues in the nation.

Riders from Desert Bicycle Club

Cycle Savvy

One local group regularly rides as much for friendship as for fitness

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Hundreds of cyclists from the Greater Palm Springs area hit the road multiple times per week with mapped routes from the La Quinta Cove to downtown Palm Springs.


BNP Paribas Open Freebies, Navigation

Fans have several chances to engage during the tournament from music concerts to celebrity events

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One of the biggest sports spectacles in Southern California – the BNP Paribas Open — comes with free events and tips on how to better the experience.