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Chuckwalla Trail Interpretative Hike


January 31, 2024    
9:00 am - 11:30 am

This trail meanders through the rolling foothills of the Santa Rosa Mountains above Rancho Mirage and Cathedral Canyon. You may see a few wildflowers along the trail. There are many other unique desert plants. You will learn about their adaptations to the desert and summertime survival techniques. Our volunteer docents will share information about the National Monument and some local history.

This trail is friendly to dogs on a leash. The distance is 3 miles on a 2 feet wide trail with cobble desert terrain and an elevation gain of 400 feet. Bring 2 liters of water, snacks, wear closed-toed shoes, sun hat and sunscreen.

Check-in begins 15 minutes prior to departure time. Ticket is required for check-in. Ticket reservations begin 14 days prior to the event.


Your tax deductible, nonrefundable suggested donation of $5.00 per person is appreciated and encouraged to support our volunteer programs. For more information contact the Visitor Center at 760-862-9984.

View map/U TM coordinates: 33.771071, -116.448379

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