The sights and sounds along the trails of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument reward hikers with timely perspective.
Outdoor adventure awaits in Greater Palm Springs, where championship sports, high-octane thrills, and nature trails leave lasting impressions.
These four desert treks will get you out of the house, away from distractions, and can be accomplished early in the morning by hikers before the temps rise.
Friends of Desert Mountains offers advice on how to stay safe and still connect to the outdoors while exploring Coachella Valley trails.
Consider the incredible history of Indian Canyons and the centuries of Cahuilla life that preceded the canyon’s popularity among visitors and hikers.
Rob Bignell, author of “Day Hiking Trails of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley”, runs down his favorite local excursions — no matter your mood.
Like so much of the desert, there is more there than meets the eye. On foot hiking the Cactus Spring Trail in Palm Desert, there are surprises waiting.
“Happy Tails” is a fun and educational series of dog-friendly hikes on desert trails to promote ethical land use and support Big Horn Sheep recovery.
Murray Canyon winds into the San Jacinto Mountains in Palm Springs, meanders its way among palm trees oases before stopping at a breath-taking waterfall.
A new travel guidebook describes more than 30 day hiking trails in Palm Springs, the Coachella Valley, and the surrounding area.