Hikes with a shaded background have been hiked since Fall 2012 (or will be hiked in the near future). Place the mouse over that line to see history.

Name of HikeDistElevDifficFee?


  Oak Glen Loop
4 miles900 ft moderateNo
  Sawmill Road Waterfall
4 miles800 ft moderateNo
  Thursday MODS
9 miles1700 ft moderateNo
  Upper easyNo

Anza Borrego

  Anza Borrego: Palm Canyon and The Slot
6 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Calcite Mine 5 miles500 ft moderateNo
  Calcite Mine plus Slots
7 miles700 ft moderateNo
  Hell Hole Canyon and The Slot
1000 ft moderateNo
  Hellhole Canyon 5 miles900 ft moderateNo
  Key Slot Canyon 3 miles300 ft easyNo

Cathedral City

  Cathedral Canyon
4 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Cathedral Canyon Loop 10 miles2000 ft strenuousNo
  Eagle Canyon
3 miles800 ft easyYes
  Eagle Canyon Discovery
8 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Eagle Canyon Lower Loop Easy
3 miles500 ft easyNo
  Eagle Canyon Lower Loop Moderate
4 miles800 ft moderateNo

Club Event

  Club Event - Hike Leader Training Session
  Club Getaway
  Club New Year's Eve Hike & Potluck Lunch
  Club Social
  Club Trail Work Day
  Compass and GPS Clinic
  DTHC Hike Leader Training & Meeting
  Hike 4 Hope
  Hike Leader WORKSHOP
  Hike Leaders Training
  Hiking 101
3 miles easyYes
  Sand Dunes Tour
3 miles100 ft Event

Coachella Valley Preserve

  Coachella Preserve Nature Walk 3 miles400 ft easyNo
  Coachella Valley Preserve Mystery Hike
6 miles moderateNo
  Coachella Valley Preserve Photography Hike
3 miles400 ft easyNo
  Herman's Peak Trail
7 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Hidden Palms Loop
4.5 miles600 ft easyNo
  Kim's Mystery Hike
6 miles moderateNo
  Moon Country
4 miles400 ft easyNo
  Pushwalla Palms
6 miles800 ft moderateNo
  Willis Palms
4 miles400 ft easyNo

Cottonwood area, JTNP

  Coyote Mine
5 miles1000 ft moderateYes
  Ruby Lee Mine Site
6 miles800 ft moderateYes

CSP at Indio Hills Palms

  Indio Hills Mystery Hike
6 miles moderateNo

Desert Hot Springs

  Chocolate Drop
5 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Chocolate Drop and Smore
7 miles1500 ft moderateNo
  Mission Creek PCT Loop
10 miles1500 ft strenuousNo
  Mission Creek to San Gorgonio Overlook
13 miles1000 ft strenuousNo
  Mission Creek Walkabout
4.5 miles200 ft easyNo
  Ruth's Ramble
6 miles800 ft easyNo

Forest Falls

  Aqueduct Loop, Bear Paw Reserve
8 miles1200 ft strenuousNo
  Old Highway 38: Mountain Home to Angelus Oaks
6.5 miles2000 ft moderateNo

Garner Valley

  Cedar Springs
6 miles1700 ft moderateNo
  Cedar Springs to Palm Canyon 13 miles1300 ft strenuousNo
  Cedar Springs to Valley Overlook 8 miles2200 ft strenuousNo
  Fobes to Pacific Crest Trail
6 miles1300 ft moderateNo
  Fobes to Spitler 9 miles1700 ft moderateNo
  Gold Hill
6 miles1300 ft moderateNo
  Gold Hill - PCT North Key Exchange
13 miles2200 ft strenuousNo
  Gold Hill - Strenuous
11 miles2500 ft strenuousNo
  Morris Ranch Rd to Fobes Rd
8.5 miles1885 ft strenuousNo
13 miles3100 ft strenuousNo
  Morris Ranch Road to North PCT
13 miles2000 ft strenuousNo
  Pacific Crest Trail North of Hwy 74
10 miles1500 ft strenuousNo
  Pacific Crest Trail South to Terwilliger Flats
12 miles1000 ft strenuousNo
  Pacific Crest Trail South to Terwilliger Flats - NO key exchange
12 miles1000 ft strenuousNo
  Ramona Trail to Tool Box Springs
8 miles1500 ft moderateNo
  South Fork Meadows 8 miles1600 ft moderateYes
  Spitler Peak
11 miles2600 ft strenuousNo
  Thomas Mt. via Toolbox Springs
12 miles2300 ft strenuousNo


  Black Mountain
7 miles2600 ft strenuousNo
  Deer Creek in Idyllwild to Strawberry Crossing
10 miles2000 ft strenuousYes
  Deer Springs to Suicide Rock
7 miles1900 ft moderateNo
  Deer Springs to Suicide Rock to Climber's Trail
4.5 miles1750 ft moderateNo
  Devil's Slide to Saddle Junction
5 miles1700 ft moderateNo
  Devil's Slide/Skunk Cabbage
7 miles1700 ft moderateNo
  Ernie Maxwell
5 miles300 ft easyNo
  Humber Park to Laws 9 miles2500 ft strenuousNo
  Humber Park to Tahquitz Meadow 7 miles1700 ft moderateNo
  Idyllwild Nature Center Perimeter Loop
4 miles500 ft easyYes
  Keenwild to Tahquitz Peak Lookout via Southridge Trail 15 miles4000 ft strenuousNo
  South Ridge
7 miles2000 ft strenuousNo
  Strawberry Valley Loop
12 miles3700 ft strenuousNo
  Tahquitz Peak
7 miles2200 ft strenuousNo
  Tahquitz Peak Loop
13 miles3200 ft strenuousNo

Indian Canyons

  Andreas and Palm Canyons Intro 3 miles500 ft easyYes
  Andreas Canyon
3 miles500 ft easyYes
  Andreas Canyon to the West Fork
8 miles2500 ft strenuousYes
  Andreas-Murray-Coffman Loop
3 miles500 ft easyYes
  Art Smith to the Trading Post 18 miles3500 ft strenuousYes
  Dunn Road via Vandeventer moderateYes
  East Fork-Vandeventer Loop
7 miles1400 ft moderateYes
  Faux Murray Hike
9 miles2300 ft strenuousYes
  Fern Canyon Loop
6 miles1600 ft moderateYes
  Indian Canyon Potrero
10 miles1300 ft moderateYes
  Indian Canyons
13 miles2400 ft strenuousYes
  Indian Canyons - Fast Paced
14 miles2500 ft strenuousYes
  Indian Canyons Stone Pools
6 miles900 ft moderateNo
  Indian Canyons-VanDeVenter, Hahn, Buena Vista to Dunn Road and back via West Fork
13 miles2000 ft strenuousYes
  Indian Canyons: Agua Bonita Spring
14 miles2500 ft strenuousYes
  Jo Pond via West Fork strenuousNo
  Jo Pond via West Fork to Morris Ranch Road
12 miles+6400-2200 ft strenuousYes
  Maynard Mine
7 miles2400 ft strenuousYes
  Palm Canyon to Agua Bonita Springs Returning on the Palm Springs Jeep Trail 14 miles2300 ft strenuousYes
  Palm Canyon to Hwy 74 or the reverse
16 miles+4500-1000 ft strenuousNo
  Palm Canyon to Stone Pools
6 miles900 ft moderateYes
  The Long Loop 14 miles2300 ft strenuousYes


  Indio Hills Badlands
5 miles600 ft moderateNo
  Indio's Backyard
12 miles400 ft strenuousNo
  Savanah Storm (Indio Hills Badlands)
6 miles600 ft moderateNo

Joshua Tree National Park

  49 Palms Oasis 4 miles400 ft easyYes
  Barker Dam Loop
4 miles200 ft easyNo
  Big Foot Trail 8 miles500 ft strenuousYes
  Black Rock/Burnt Hill Loop 7 miles900 ft moderateYes
  Black Rock/Two Loops 6 miles600 ft moderateYes
  Burro Loop Trail
5 miles800 ft moderateYes
  Carey's Castle
8 miles1400 ft strenuousNo
  Contact Mine
4 miles1000 ft moderateYes
  Covington Loop
6.5 miles700 ft moderateNo
  Eagle Cliff Mine
5 miles500 ft moderateYes
  Garret's Arch Loop
5 miles500 ft moderateYes
  Garrett's Arch
5 miles500 ft moderateYes
  Hayfield Canyon 6 miles900 ft moderateNo
  Johnny Lang Canyon-Garnet Hill Loop
6 miles1000 ft moderateYes
  JohnnyLang Canyon Loop
8 miles1500 ft strenuousYes
  Joshua Tree Explorer
6.5 miles700 ft moderateYes
  Joshua Tree Medley 4 miles400 ft easyYes
  JT&SSR Railway Hike
5 miles500 ft moderateNo
  Juniper Flats Loop
6 miles800 ft moderateNo
  Lost Horse Mine Loop
7 miles1300 ft moderateYes
  Lost Palms Oasis
7 miles600 ft moderateYes
  Malapai Hill
2 miles600 ft moderateYes
  Mastodon Peak and Mortens Mill 5 miles650 ft moderateYes
  North View - Maze and Window south
8 miles1300 ft moderateYes
  North View - Maze Loop
7 miles1000 ft moderateYes
  Oak Canyon Potholes
8.5 miles1350 ft strenuousYes
  Panorama Overlook
7 miles1200 ft moderateYes
  Pushwalla Plateau Mines and Overview
7 miles1600 ft strenuousYes
  Quail Springs to JT & SSR
5 miles800 ft moderateNo
  Quail Wash to Park Blvd.
5 miles-500 ft easyNo
  Ryan Mountain
4 miles1000 ft moderateYes
  Samuelson's Rocks
4 miles400 ft easyYes
  Section 11, near town of Joshua Tree
4 miles700 ft easyNo
  The Maze
6 miles800 ft easyYes
  The Maze with North View & Window Rock Loops
7 miles1000 ft moderateYes
  Two Mines and a City 8 miles600 ft moderateYes
  Two Mines and a Mountain 7 miles1600 ft moderateYes
  Warren Peak via Black Rock Trail
6 miles1100 ft moderateYes
  Warren Peak/Black Rock/Panorama Loop 8 miles1700 ft strenuousYes
  West Side Loop & Nature Trail Combo
6.0 miles1250 ft moderateNo
  Willow Hole
7 miles100 ft moderateYes
  Wonderland of Rocks Loop 5 miles600 ft moderateYes

La Quinta

  Bear Creek Ridge Oasis
9 miles2500 ft strenuousNo
  Bear Creek Scrambler
9 miles2500 ft strenuousNo
  Boo Bear
4.5 miles600 ft moderateNo
  Boo Hoff
9 miles1650 ft strenuousNo
  Boo Hoff to Lost Canyon
8 miles1500 ft strenuousNo
  La Quinta Cove Loop 14 miles2000 ft strenuousNo
  La Quinta Mystery Hike
6 miles moderateNo
  La Quinta Overlook
4 miles800 ft moderateNo
  La Quinta to Lake Cahuilla
6.87 miles827 ft moderateNo
  La Quinta Trailheads Loop
5 miles200 ft easyNo
  Lake Cahuilla
  Lost Canyon 6 miles600 ft moderateNo
  Morrow Trail 6 miles300 ft easyNo


  Big Colorful Canyon and Burnt Sienna Loop
5.5 miles500 ft moderateNo
  Grottos 8 miles800 ft strenuousNo
  Grottos Overlook Trail
5 miles500 ft easyNo
  Ladder/Painted Canyon
5 miles600 ft moderateNo
  Ladders / Painted Canyon
5 miles968 ft moderateNo
  Ladders and Grottos Mecca Marathon 16 miles2000 ft strenuousNo
  Little Painted Canyon 4 miles500 ft easyNo

Morongo Valley

  Big Morongo Canyon
6 miles300 ft easyNo
  Big Morongo Canyon #19 6 miles-1000 ft moderateYes
  Big Morongo Meander
6 miles500 ft moderateNo
  Big Morongo Preserve Loop
4 miles400 ft easyNo

Mountain Center

  Coldwater Creek 7 miles1200 ft moderateNo

Mt. San Jacinto State Park

  Miller Peak 10 miles1600 ft strenuousYes


  Santa Rosa Plateau to the Vernal Pools
6 miles1000 ft moderateYes

Pacific Crest Trail

  Guadalupe Trail: La Quinta Cove to Hwy 74
15 miles+5200-1800 ft strenuousNo
  Mission Creek to PCT
5 miles500 ft easyNo
  Pacific Crest Trail North to Morris Ranch Road
13 miles+2000-800 ft strenuousNo
  Verbenia PCT to Yucca Peak Saddle
7 miles1500 ft moderateNo

Palm Desert

  3 Cowboys, 1 Homestead
3.6 miles520 ft easyNo
  Angelo Peak/Blue Mountain 9 miles1800 ft strenuousNo
7 miles1200 ft moderateNo
  Art Smith to Dunn Road
17 miles3350 ft strenuousNo
  Art Smith to the First Oasis
4 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Art Smith to the Second Oasis
6 miles1400 ft moderateNo
  Art Smith to the Third Oasis
10 miles2000 ft strenuousNo
  Art Smith-Hopalong Loop
8 miles1500 ft strenuousNo
  Art Smith-Hopalong-Schey Loop
7 miles1700 ft moderateNo
  Big Horn Loop
7 miles1700 ft moderateNo
  Big Horn Overlook
4 miles800 ft moderateNo
  Bighorn Overlook 4 miles800 ft moderateNo
  Cahuilla Park to Blue Mountain Summit
6 miles2000+ ft strenuousNo
  Carrizo and Dead Indian Canyons
5.5 miles400 ft easyNo
  Carrizo Canyon
3 miles300 ft easyNo
  Carrizo Canyon to the Top 4 miles400 ft moderateYes
  Eisenhower Loop
5 miles900 ft moderateYes
  Eisenhower Peak 8 miles2000 ft strenuousYes
  Henderson Trail/Palm Desert
3 miles500 ft easyNo
  Hike to the Cross
4 miles600 ft easyNo
  Hike to the Cross and to Cat Canyon 6.5 miles1700 ft strenuousNo
  Hopalong Cassidy
9 miles2500 ft strenuousNo
  Hopalong Cassidy B Loop 4 miles800 ft moderateNo
  Hopalong Cassidy to Art Smith
8 miles2600 ft strenuousNo
  Hopalong to the Golf Course ravine
5 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Hopalong/Bump and Grind
7 miles1200 ft moderateNo
  Palm Desert Exploration 5 miles600 ft moderateNo
  Randall Henderson
3 miles400 ft easyNo
  Stone Eagle
6 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Upper Carrizo Canyon
3 miles300 ft easyNo

Palm Desert to Palm Springs

  Art Smith to Garstin
17 miles3500 ft strenuousNo

Palm Springs

  Araby-Berns-Shannon Loop
7 miles1200 ft moderateNo
  Araby-Eagle Canyon Loop 7 miles2000 ft moderateNo
  Bulls Eye Rock
9 miles1800 ft strenuousNo
  Coffman Loop
4 miles500 ft easyYes
  Crazy Eight Loop
8 miles800 ft moderateNo
  Earl Henderson
3 miles300 ft easyNo
  Full North Lykken
4 miles1300 ft moderateNo
  Garston Trail Head to Araby Trail Head
7 miles1200 ft moderateNo
  Garston-Shannon-Henderson Loop
5 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Goat Trails
5 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Goat Trails Ramble
6 miles1300 ft moderateNo
  Goat Trails to Araby/Berns
4 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Grand Tour of South Palm Springs
  Indian Potrero Loop
8 miles1200 ft strenuousYes
  Jane's Hofbrau Loop
3 miles800 ft moderateNo
  Long Valley Loop
5 miles600 ft moderateNo
  Lower Skyline
6 miles1700 ft moderateNo
  Lykken Trail North & South
10 miles2500 ft strenuousNo
4 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Murray Canyon
5 miles500 ft moderateYes
  Murray Canyon/Coffman Loop
7 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Murray Hill Loop
8 miles2200 ft strenuousNo
  North Lykken
3 miles900 ft moderateNo
  Oswit Canyon
3 miles600 ft easyNo
  Palm Canyon Medley 7 miles750 ft moderateNo
  Skyline Trail 10 miles8000 ft strenuousYes
  Skyline Trail - Half Way UP 10 miles4000 ft moderateNo
  Skyline Trail - Half Way UP - STRENUOUS
10 miles4000 ft strenuousNo
  Skyline Trail to 3000 ft
8 miles3000 ft strenuousNo
  Skyline Trail to the Peak 16 miles10400 ft strenuousYes
  Skyline Trail to the Tram's Mountain Station - Extremely Difficult!
10 miles8200 ft strenuousNo
  Snow Creek
14 miles2000 ft strenuousNo
  South Lykken Full Moon Hike 7 miles800 ft moderateYes
  South Lykken Trail
4 miles1000 ft moderateYes
  Tachevah Canyon / Waterfall
5 miles400 ft moderateNo
  Vargas Palms 5 miles500 ft moderateNo
  Victor Loop
3 miles600 ft easyYes
  Village Fest Loop 6 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  West Fork
5 miles1800 ft moderateNo
  West Fork to Andreas Canyon
8 miles2400 ft strenuousNo
  Wild Horse
6 miles1200 ft moderateNo


  Cactus Springs
10 miles2400 ft strenuousNo
  Horsethief Creek
5 miles1200 ft moderateNo
  Horsethief to Cactus Springs
10 miles2500 ft strenuousNo
  Pinyon Loop
12 miles1700-2000 ft strenuousNo
  Santa Rosa Peak via Sawmill 20 miles4000 ft strenuousNo
  Sawmill Road
10 miles2500 ft strenuousNo

Pinyon Flat

  Asbestos Mountain
6 miles1000 ft strenuousNo

Pioneer Town

  Chaparosa Peak
6.5 miles1500 ft moderateNo
  Chaparrosa Spring
6.5 miles900 ft moderateNo
  Pipes Canyon 7 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Pipes Canyon Crossover
9 miles1800 ft strenuousNo
  Pipes Canyon Flower Hike
4 miles400 ft easyNo
  Pipes Canyon Loop
7 miles100 ft moderateNo
  Pipes Canyon Loop to Chaparosa Peak
8 miles2000 ft strenuousNo
  Pipes Canyon with Chaparosa Peak 8 miles1800 ft moderateNo
  Pipes to the Green House
8 miles800 ft moderateNo
  Sawtooth Loop
8 miles1500 ft moderateNo

Pipes Canyon

  Pipes Canyon hike to Green House
8 miles900 ft strenuousNo
  Sawtooth Connector
9 miles1800 ft strenuousNo

Rancho Mirage

  Bump and Grind 4 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Chuckwalla Loop
6 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Lodge Loop
4 miles500 ft easyNo
  Magnesia Falls
5 miles400 ft strenuousNo
  Ritz Ramble
4 miles400 ft easyNo
  River Grind 5 miles1000 ft moderateNo

Salton Sea

  Bird Photography and Watching Hike
  Dos Palmas Preserve
5 miles100 ft easyNo
  Salton Sea Overlook 7 miles400 ft moderateNo
  West Oasis 8 miles700 ft moderateNo

San Gorgonio

  John's Meadow
6 miles800 ft moderateNo

San Jacinto Tram

  Cornell Peak 5 miles900 ft moderateNo
  Mt. San Jacinto 12 miles2400 ft strenuousNo
  Mystery Snow Hike 5 miles1000 ft strenuousNo
  Round Valley Loop
6 miles600 ft moderateYes
  San Jacinto Peak
12 miles2400 ft strenuousYes
  San Jacinto with Snowshoes 7 miles2400 ft strenuousYes
  Tram to Idyllwild 9 miles+600-2400 ft moderateNo
  Wellman's Divide
8 miles1400 ft moderateYes

Whitewater Preserve

  Paw Hill at Whitewater Preserve
7 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Rainbow Rock Canyon
7 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Red Dome Animal Track Hike
4 miles400 ft easyNo
  Red Dome to Old Road Loop
6 miles500 ft moderateNo
  San Gorgonio Overlook
11 miles1200 ft strenuousNo
  Whitewater New Trail
8 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Whitewater Preserve Loop
4 miles600 ft easyNo
  Whitewater Preserve Loop with Side Extension along PCT
8.5 miles1500 ft moderateNo
  Whitewater Preserve Photography Hike
4 miles400 ft easyNo
  Whitewater Preserve: Hikers Hill 10 miles900 ft strenuousNo
  Whitewater to Knob Creek
6 miles300 ft moderateNo
  Whitewater to Mission Creek 6 miles1000 ft moderateNo
  Whitewater to Stills Landing
10 miles500 ft moderateNo
  Whitewater to West Fork Trail
6 miles1000 ft moderateNo

Whitewater-Mission Creek

  Wathier Landing
13 miles2000 ft strenuousNo


  Angeles Oaks
9 miles1500 ft strenuousNo