“Desert Hot Springs is host to the newest trail to open in the Coachella Valley, located at the end of Long Canyon Road. It was scheduled to have an official grand opening this spring, but due to ongoing Covid-19 regulations, the opening has been postponed until later this fall. Following Long Canyon Road from Dillon Road, a dirt road turns right as it follows an old service road from Joshua Tree National Park; about a mile or so in you will find the new parking lot for the trail.
This 12-mile trail directly links Desert Hot Springs to the north side of Joshua Tree National Park. With new markers in place by local organizations including the Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy, adventure seekers can brave the 12-mile trail in one direction with a car waiting at the end (recommended) or you could casually hike a few miles in and out…”

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