east indio hills badlands trail

Good Hike in the Badlands

The East Indio Badlands Trail is the most recent hiking trail addition to the Coachella Valley with help from Friends of the Desert Mountains in conjunction with other local organizations.

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The East Indio Hills Badlands Trail is a recent desert hiking addition with help from Friends of the Desert Mountains and local organizations.

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Get Elevated

Of the many things that often sharply defines a valley are the mountains that surround it. And we have some of the best. Get ready to ascend.

Site Staff Day Trips

Easy switchbacks on a two-lane highway lead to Idyllwild, a mile-high community that’s big on rustic. Nestled in the heart of the San Jacinto Mountains, Idyllwild is close to the desert but feels like it’s a world away. The pine trees grow tall and lanky. The air is snappy. It’s cozy. Stroll through local shops to pick up gifts for