PS - Hike-CANCELED: Badlands Indio Hills

  • Wed, February 22, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Palm Springs
  • 5


Event Canceled

The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for the area and forecast blowing dust and dangerous gusts. This hike will be rescheduled on a day (TBA) when we can enjoy it.


Hike the hills and canyons created by the San Andreas fault with outstanding geological features and great views from the ridge. 

  • Trail Length:   5.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain/Loss: 900'
  • Trailhead Elevation: 20
  • Trail Type: Loop
  • Terrain: rocky, sandy areas, slot canyons
  • Difficulty Rating: Moderate* The trail narrows through a canyon and when it climbs to a high ridge with a steep drop-off.

9:00 AM Meeting Place: PetSmart Ramon/Crossley, Palm Springs: Map Click Here. Meet at the north/east corner parking lot

*Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike.  Click here for more information.

Bring Ten Essentials (click here) - water (2 to 3 liters recommended), and trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE).

Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required.

Optional LunchTKB Bakery and Deli45334 Golf Center Parkway, Indio 92201. Website has menu and directions. Arrange your carpooling accordingly.

Contact leader: Howard Goldberg - email click here

Carpooling - is encouraged and may be available if offered by a driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling. Departure is at 9 AM. Distance to trailhead (Golf Center Parkway/Ave 42) is 18 miles, approximately 30 minutes.

Weather Policy: Inclement weather cancels

Additional Photos - Click Here

You must be a Great Outdoors (GO) member in order to attend this event.

Special Covid Requirement: This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

Health Problems/allergies  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike. 

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