This will be a fairly easy summer hike in Big Morongo Canyon Preserve in Morongo Valley, checking out wildflowers and birds. We will take in the trails, boardwalks, and a visit to the adjacent Covington Park.
The hike will be around 3 miles, with a few hundred feet of elevation gain. We will not be going down into the canyon (which is quite steep).
Meeting location: Carl's Jr parking lot, Racquet Club at Palm Canyon, Palm Springs: Map Click Here
Contact Hike Leader: Doug Wylie via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or reply to this email.
Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.
Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required.
Carpooling is encouraged and may be available if offered by driver. You are responsible for arranging you own transportation or ride share. Arrive a few minutes early for briefing and carpooling.
Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.
You must be a Great Outdoors (GO) member in order to attend this event.
Health Problems/allergies: Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader that may affect your ability to complete the hike.