Dead Indian and Carrizo canyons are only open from October-December and provide wonderful opportunities to see Bighorn Sheep and many other desert critters. Hike rating is easy to moderate, approximately 2-3 miles round trip. Elevation gain approximately 100-500 feet.

From January-March, take a guided hike through the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. See excellent views of the Coachella Valley and unique desert plants and animals including a chance at bighorn sheep and desert tortoises. The hike will be on either the Randall Henderson Trail or Art Smith Trail, depending on the group, ranging from 2-4 miles long and 300-800 feet in elevation.

There will not be a hike on March 1, 2018.

Bring 2 liters of water, snacks, closed-toed shoes, hat, sunscreen and camera. Minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Please arrive 15 minutes early to allow time for registration and signing waiver forms. Registration begins at 8:45 AM.

For more information call 760-862-9984.

Visit the website to RSVP for this free hike. Sponsored by Friends of the Desert Mountains.

Donations are appreciated and encouraged.

When Jan 25 - Jan 25Feb 1 - Feb 1Feb 8 - Feb 8Feb 15 - Feb 15Feb 22 - Feb 22Mar 1 - Mar 1Mar 8 - Mar 8Mar 15 - Mar 15Mar 22 - Mar 22Mar 29 - Mar 29 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Where Santa Rosa-San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
51500 California 74
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Price Free
Phone 760.862.9984

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