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Santa Rosa-San Jacinto Mountains National Monument

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274 mi 442 km of trail 10 Runs

Easy Trails 14 Trails Intermediate Trails 26 Trails Hard Trails 5 Trails

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Runs in Santa Rosa-San Jacinto Mountains National Monument - 10

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Favorite amazing view from trail
Difficult

Cactus to Clouds: Palm Springs - Mt. San Jacinto

14.4 mi 23.3 km • Point to Point • 10,444 ft Ascent 3183.21 m Ascent

(36) Palm Sp…, CA
Favorite Marion Mountain Trail view
Intermediate/Difficult

San Jacinto Peak via Marion Mountain

10.7 mi 17.2 km • Out and Back • 4,159 ft Ascent 1267.69 m Ascent

(17) Idyllwi…, CA
Favorite Finally getting close to the car, 8.5 hours later!
Intermediate/Difficult

Jack Millers Cabin Via Martinez Canyon

20.7 mi 33.3 km • Out and Back • 2,711 ft Ascent 826.42 m Ascent

(1) Vista S…, CA
Favorite View from the summit of Spitler Peak looking southeast.
Difficult

Spitler Peak Out and Back

10.7 mi 17.3 km • Out and Back • 2,577 ft Ascent 785.44 m Ascent

(1) Idyllwild, CA
Favorite From the PCT looking into Live Oak Canyon.
Intermediate/Difficult

Gold Shot Stamp Mill Out and Back

15.7 mi 25.3 km • Loop • 2,306 ft Ascent 702.93 m Ascent

(1) Anza, CA
Favorite Palm Springs Desert.
Intermediate/Difficult

Art Smith Trail to Cathedral Canyon

12.0 mi 19.4 km • Point to Point • 2,262 ft Ascent 689.58 m Ascent

(4) Rancho…, CA
Favorite Looking back into Palm Springs from Tahquitz Canyon.
Intermediate

Tahquitz Canyon

1.8 mi 2.9 km • Loop • 316 ft Ascent 96.44 m Ascent

(5) Palm Sp…, CA
Favorite A view north over the La Quinta Cove with most of the climb completed.  From here, drop down into Guadalupe Creek.
Difficult

La Quinta Cove to Pinyon Pines

14.7 mi 23.6 km • Point to Point • 5,350 ft Ascent 1630.68 m Ascent

(3) La Quinta, CA
Favorite View of the Valley
Intermediate

Round Valley Loop

4.3 mi 6.9 km • Loop • 788 ft Ascent 240.03 m Ascent

(7) Palm Sp…, CA
Favorite Looking west over Stone Eagle Golf Club.
Intermediate/Difficult

Art Smith Trail to Hopalong Cassidy Trail

9.4 mi 15.2 km • Point to Point • 1,530 ft Ascent 466.42 m Ascent

(2) Palm De…, CA

Trails in Santa Rosa-San Jacinto Mountains National Monument - 35

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4.5 mi 7.3 km #1South Lykken Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Palm Springs, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.5 mi 7.3 km Palm Springs, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #2Fern Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Cathedral City, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.1 km Cathedral City, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #3Jack Millers Cabin Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
La Quinta, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.3 mi 2.1 km La Quinta, CA
3.3 mi 5.3 km #4Deer Springs Trail
Intermediate
Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA
Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA
8.0 mi 12.9 km #5Boo Hoff Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
La Quinta, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
8.0 mi 12.9 km La Quinta, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km #6Ernie Maxwell Scenic Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Idyllwild, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.8 km Idyllwild, CA 13 
2.4 mi 3.8 km #7Devil's Slide Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Idyllwild, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.4 mi 3.8 km Idyllwild, CA
3.8 mi 6.2 km #8South Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Idyllwild, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.8 mi 6.2 km Idyllwild, CA
4.9 mi 7.8 km #9Willow Creek Trail
Intermediate
Idyllwild, CA
Intermediate
4.9 mi 7.8 km Idyllwild, CA
21.0 mi 33.7 km #10Cactus Spring Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Rancho Mirage, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
21.0 mi 33.7 km Rancho Mirage, CA
2.3 mi 3.8 km #11Deer Springs Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Idyllwild, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.3 mi 3.8 km Idyllwild, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #12Tahquitz Canyon Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Palm Springs, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.2 km Palm Springs, CA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #13Fuller Ridge Peak
Difficult
Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA
Difficult
0.4 mi 0.6 km Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #14Mike Schuler Trail
Intermediate
Rancho Mirage, CA
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Rancho Mirage, CA
8.1 mi 13.0 km #15Hopalong Cassidy Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Rancho Mirage, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
8.1 mi 13.0 km Rancho Mirage, CA
5.8 mi 9.3 km #16Guadalupe Trail
Difficult
La Quinta, CA
Difficult
5.8 mi 9.3 km La Quinta, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #17Cove to Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Vista Santa Rosa, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Vista Santa Rosa, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km #18Randall Henderson Trail
Easy
Rancho Mirage, CA
Easy
2.4 mi 3.8 km Rancho Mirage, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #19Cathedral Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Cathedral City, CA
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Cathedral City, CA
13.6 mi 22.0 km #20Palm Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Palm Springs, CA
Intermediate
13.6 mi 22.0 km Palm Springs, CA

Photos of Santa Rosa-San Jacinto Mountains National Monument - 144

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View from the summit of Spitler Peak looking southeast.
Feb 5, 2019 near Idyllwild, CA
amazing view from trail
Feb 12, 2018 near Palm Sp…, CA
Palm Springs under a firey sunrise.
Dec 4, 2015 near Palm Sp…, CA
Sunrise and the Salton Sea down the valley
Dec 4, 2015 near Palm Sp…, CA
Snow in the desert.
Jan 17, 2016 near Cathedr…, CA
Palm Springs.
Jan 17, 2016 near Rancho…, CA
Palm Springs Desert.
Jan 17, 2016 near Rancho…, CA
Palm Springs.
Jan 17, 2016 near Cathedr…, CA

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