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January 6th, 2013, 07:55 PM
Looking for some great hikes to do in and around Palm Springs. Heading there next week and would love some suggestions! :)

January 7th, 2013, 06:27 AM
For some great Palm Springs hiking - take Ramon Road west until it ends. You will find some the best trails start right there! Also, check out Indian Canyons - just beautiful! Check out this page for more information: http://www.palmsprings.com/points/canyon/ In addition, the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center offers free guided hikes. For the month of January and February, they take place on Thursdays and Saturdays starting at the visitor center (9am - 11:30am). For more information, visit www.DesertMountains.org or call (760) 862-9984.

January 11th, 2013, 10:57 AM
Tahquitz Canyon Geology Hike and Happy Tails Dog Adventures Hikes

Tahquitz Canyon Geology Hike: Indian Canyons, Palm Springs / Agua Caliente Cultural Museum's hiking series continues with a hike focused on local history, culture, and geology of the Tahquitz Canyon landscape. Registration is required and the fee is $25 per hike, which includes entrance to the canyon. Call 760-833-8169 for information or to register. 9am. Cost: $25 (There is no charge for Museum members). More info: 760.833.8169 or visit: www.accmuseum.org

Happy Tails Dog Adventures Hikes: Dogs are more than welcome, but not required to participate. Hike Rating: ~3 miles, moderate, 800 ft. elevation gain. Location: Cahuilla Hills Park, Palm Desert. All events are FREE and take place at the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, unless fees or locations are otherwise noted, 51-500 Hwy 74, 4 miles south of Hwy 111, in Palm Desert, CA. For more information go to www.DesertMountains.org or call (760) 862-9984.

January 14th, 2013, 03:59 PM
Great suggestions, everybody--thanks so much! Here's a link to my new favorite Palm Springs hike: http://www.hiking-in-ps.com/lykkennorth.php