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Address: Painters Path, Palm Desert, CA

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A Very Popular Hiking Trail

Be sure too wear comfortable walking shoes and take plenty of water. It is a moderately difficult trail, so water and a telephone are essential. At this time of year (summer... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Rancho Mirage, California

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Rancho Mirage, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Be sure too wear comfortable walking shoes and take plenty of water. It is a moderately difficult trail, so water and a telephone are essential. At this time of year (summer), very early morning would be the best time to go. I think that I would leave little ones at home.

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Elora, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Took a walk up the trail one morning on our holiday, nice views and not too hard of a climb. Would only do in the early morning as later in the afternoon it gets quite hot!

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Hesperia, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I feel very safe on this trail, there are plenty of hikers and runners and they are all happy and pleasant. The trail is well taken care of, you can hike as far as you like. The view is amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

rock trail, so sandels collected sand etc. Lovely overview of part of the valley. La Belle Cocina for food after very close by.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Easy to get to, good workout, beautiful views, nice restaurant at the bottom, doesn't take too much time out of your day.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It was our first time in the Desert and our host family suggested this hike. It was a great time with my 2 10 year old boys and 12 old daughter. Not too hard but certainly a good workout. Definitely go early in the morning as I can't imagine hiking it in the heat of the day. Also bring plenty... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

While the Bump & Grind trail is not the most scenic hiking trail in the Coachella Valley, it is without a doubt the fastest route to a fantastic aerobic workout you'll find. Easily accessed behind the large Target store in Palm Desert at Hwy. 111, the Bump and Grind offers two different routes, one for the hiker seeking a more... More 

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Kent, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The Bump and Grind is a very popular trail, and it's best to begin at daylight. An early start also helps with cooler air temps and a lower, less intense sun. Be prepared with plenty of water, and take a restroom break before you leave. There are no facilities whatsoever. A hat and sunscreen are essential. Watch out for the... More 

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Minneapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a good trail for those who want to get a good feel for hiking in the area. The only caution is that you ofter are on loose gravel, very narrow paths right at the edge of the mountain, so if you have any fear of heights, this is not for you.

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A good friend told me to attempt this trail when I was in Palm Desert. "It's behind Target, bring water and keep going" She was right. Located behind some of Palm Valley's many shopping areas, you immediately step into stark wilderness off the curb. At the trailhead, you are faced with a decision to go to the left on the... More 

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Address: Address: Painters Path, Palm Desert, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert

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