Desert Hikes

Wildrose Peak Trail
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Hike Name: Wildrose Peak Trail Name of area/general location: Death Valley National Park Land Acknowledgement: Wildrose Peak is located on the ancestral lands and in the traditional territories of the…

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Lewis Creek National Recreation Trail
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Lewis Creek National Recreation Trail Name of area/general location: Oakhurst, CA Land Acknowledgement: This trail is on the traditional lands of the Me-wuk (Southern Sierra Miwok), Chukchansi, and others. To…

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Dunes and Pacific
Explore Humboldt Bay Trails
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Hike Name: Explore Humboldt Bay Trails Name of area/general location: Ma-Le’l Dunes Cooperative Management Area, Samoa, California Land Acknowledgement: These lands are the ancestral lands and traditional territories of the…

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PCT / Indian Canyon Trailhead to North Fork Saddle Picnic Site
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Hike Name: Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) – Indian Canyon Trailhead to North Fork Saddle Picnic Site Name of area/general location: Angeles National Forest (ANF) near Aqua Dulce and…

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Painted Canyon/Ladder Canyon Trail
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Hike Name: Painted Canyon/Ladder Canyon Trail Name of area/general location: Mecca Hills Wilderness, approximately 35 miles east/southeast of Palm Springs (about a 1.25-hour drive). Land Acknowledgement:  This trail is located…

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Cahuilla Mountain Trail
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Hike Name: Cahuilla Mountain Wilderness: Cahuilla Mountain Trail Name of area/general location:Cahuilla Mountain Wilderness, San Bernardino National Forest Land Acknowledgement: This trail is located in the ancestral homelands and traditional…

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Fobes Trail
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Hike Name: Fobes Trail (Forest Service Trail # 4E04) to the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) Name of area/general location: San Bernardino National Forest, Garner Valley Land Acknowledgement: The…

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Turtle Mountains Wilderness Hike to Mopah Springs
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The 177,309-acre Turtle Mountains Wilderness is in southeastern San Bernardino County southwest of the City of Needles. It is overseen by the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Needles Field Office.…

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Morrow Trail
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Situated at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains in the Santa Rosa-San Jacinto Mountains National Monument (Monument), this trail will take you from an urban adjacent area through a…

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Milpitas Wash Wilderness
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Features: S. 47, the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act, protected over 375,000 acres of new wilderness areas in the California desert in March 2019. One of those…

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