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Monday Morning Walk

  • Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center 51500 California 74 Palm Desert, CA, 92260 United States (map)

This short, easy walk on the Ed Hastey Trail is a great introduction to the desert, suitable for people of all ages and abilities.  Enjoy a guided interpretive walk behind the Visitor Center and see and learn about native desert plants and animals.

Location: From the Visitor Center on Highway 74. Hike rating is easy, approximately one quarter mile round trip. Elevation gain is negligible. 1 liter of water per person. Hat and sunscreen recommended. Trail is paved. Minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian.

For more information call 760-862-9984, check the Friends of the Desert Mountains Facebook page or

Earlier Event: October 16
La Quinta Cove Full Moon Hike
Later Event: October 20
Thursday Morning Hike