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Level: Advanced
Length: 11 mi (17.7 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +658/643 ft
Total: 15 riders
 

Mountain Biking Hopalong Cassidy

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#584 of 1,000 mountain bike trails in California
#7,440 in the world

Commonly traveled from south to north this trail is the expressway of Palm Desert's system. You will be treated to views of the city, challenging climbs, and peaceful surroundings. Many access options are available

First added by CFM on Jan 22, 2014. Last updated Apr 30, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: yes
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
The southern terminus is a junction with the Art Smith trail about 1-2 miles from the trailhead. The Art Smith Trailhead is located off of Highway 74 across from the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center. The northern terminus is off of Painters Path behind the Desert Crossing Shopping Center in town.
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Q: Where does trail intersect with art smith

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  • CFM   ✓ supporter
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    I started on the Hopalong Cassidy trail at its junction with the Art Smith Trail. I quickly began to run into numerous washouts and drainages cut deep into the trail tread. It seems that little maintenance has been done here recently. I lost the trail in a big wash and decided to bail out onto the road. I turned back towards the mountains down the road at the Homme/Adams Park and took the Homestead link back up to Hopalong Cassidy. Here the trail seems more heavily used and the tread more stable. I proceeded north, enjoying the twists and turns along the mountainside, finally descending to its northern terminus behind the shopping center.

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