Ed Hastey Trail, Palm Desert
Palm Desert

Photo of portion of Ed Hastey Trail

The easy yet enchanting Ed Hastey Loop at the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument is a mostly flat path, which is wheelchair-accessible and perfect for all ages (as well as hikers with pups), and begins at the national monument’s visitor center. Signs along the trail identify wildflowers and birds that might be seen. The visitor center offers more information including native wildlife, as well as the area’s indigenous history, through special exhibits and trail guides.

DISTANCE: 0.2 miles    ELEVATION GAIN: Less than 50′    ROUTE TYPE: Paved Loop

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  • Kid Friendly​
  • Bird Watching
  • Paved, Mostly Flat
  • Wheelchair, Stroller and other mobility aid accessible
  • Dog Friendly
  • Wildflowers