An easy-to-follow trail in Joshua Tree National Park leads to an old mine shaft and remnants of a rail track.
View the Salton Sea and Palm Springs from this fairly new hiking trail.
Spring brings a chance to see flowering plants on this trail.
Lost Horse Mine, which produced about $5 million in gold and silver during the early 1900s, is now a 4-mile hiking trail in Joshua Tree.
The 12-mile round trip Spitler Peak Trail ascends from 4,900 feet to about 7,000 feet, offering views of the Coachella Valley to the north.