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Many Wonderful Bicycle Rides can be Found in Palm Springs. Whether a Fan or Mountain Trails or Roadside Rides, Palm Springs has Many Places to Enjoy the Desert on Two Wheels. Beautiful Scenic Byways, Breath taking Desert Views, Steep Climbs and much more can be enjoyed by All. Many Health-Conscious People are enjoying bicycle riding as a popular way to exercise and to the enjoy the great outdoors.
Palm Springs is Perfect for an easy, family friendly ride. There are also plenty of Longer Tours along Area Highways and Scenic Routes that are Perfect for the Avid Cyclist. A Palm Springs Biking Trip is highly recommended.
The City has an Extensive System of Bike Paths, which can take you almost anywhere you wish to go. The Downtown Shopping Areas, Famous Celebrity Homes or the Desert Recreational and Residential areas can all be explored along the Palm Springs bike paths. Most of the Paths are well marked and easy to follow. Some are easy enough so the entire Family can enjoy a sightseeing tour of Palm Springs ; if you want a more challenging long-distance ride, you can do that as well.
There are also some Great Mountain Bilking Off-Road Trails to explore as well. They are a little bit more difficult, but if that is what you are looking for, Biking in Joshua Tree National Park and Anza-Borrengo State Park are the Places to Go.
These Rides are Easily done on your own or through a Guided Group Ride through a Number of Local Cycling Companies. These trips are Fun, Informative and Great Exercise for All. They will Facilitate a Great Tour of Palm Springs and the Surrounding area without worrying about a thing. For more details, contact the Palm Springs Visitor Center.
When you come to Palm Springs, be sure to bring your bikes or rent one and enjoy the beautiful weather, sunshine and breathtaking desert scenery. Don't forget your bike helmet!
Biking Maps are also available at the Local Area Bikeshop, Palm Springs Cyclery, Palm Canyon Drive. (760-325-9319)
Recommended Reading: Cycling the Palm Springs Region, by Philip Copp
Provides maps and route info for 35 bike rides around the Palm Springs/Coachella Valley region. There are a variety of options for riders of every ability, from families to the most fit and experienced bikers. Each ride has info on GPS coordinates, distance, level of difficulty, approximate riding times and more.
The annual Tour de Palm Springs charity bike ride take place in February. Family friendly shorter routes,and longer routes for avid cyclists.