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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      This is the area containing the trail on either side of Dunn Road just South of Cathedral City.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Sep 22, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      IVMTB
      (www.ivmtb.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,386
      State Ranking
      #105
      Trails (view details)
      4
      Trails Mountain Bike
      4
      Trails Hike
      4
      Trails Trail Running
      4
      Total Distance
      28 miles
      Total Descent
      7,498 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,064 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,354 ft
      Reports
      21
      Photos
      59
      Ridden Counter
      523

      Popular Palm Canyon Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Palm Canyon Mountain Bike

      trail: Art Johnson
      24 |
      Dec 30, 2018 @ 10:27am
      Dec 30, 2018
      trail: Art Johnson
      19 |
      Dec 30, 2018 @ 10:27am
      Dec 30, 2018
      trail: Art Johnson
      23 |
      Dec 30, 2018 @ 10:27am
      Dec 30, 2018
      trail: Art Johnson
      20 |
      Dec 30, 2018 @ 10:27am
      Dec 30, 2018

      Videos of Palm Canyon Mountain Bike

      Palm Desert Riding
      4:49 | 99 | Jun 29, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Art Johnson w
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 7:34am
      Sep 22, 2019
      DryclayabikeLower part is Rocky and sketchy. They...
      Palm Canyon Trail 4EO1 w
      May 19, 2019 @ 9:00am
      May 19, 2019
      DrybrundleflyE-Bike
      Dry Wash Trail
      Mar 31, 2019 @ 9:06am
      Mar 31, 2019
      Very DrybrundleflyE-Bike Back to its old 3 miles of dry sand self....

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #19806232HockerwishlisttrailPalm Canyon Trail 4EO1
      Nov 17, 2019 @ 8:51am
      2 days
      user #1534567PrescottrookriddentrailArt Johnson
      Nov 14, 2019 @ 4:58pm
      Nov 14, 2019
      user #11564rossdwishlisttrailPalm Canyon Trail 4EO1
      Nov 3, 2019 @ 3:20pm
      Nov 3, 2019
      user #1038088bobleeswagger77wishlisttrailDry Wash Trail
      Nov 1, 2019 @ 6:19am
      Nov 1, 2019
      user #1912397RealSimpowishlisttrailDry Wash Trail
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 8:03am
      Oct 23, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1803158AwiseclimbertrailPinyon Pines TrailNot good for beginners. Pretty sure the trail...
      Jun 1, 2019 @ 9:26pm
      Jun 1, 2019
      user #525751tcmtnbikrtrailArt JohnsonBest trail out there. Above riders must suck...
      May 26, 2019 @ 3:38pm
      May 26, 2019
      user #1276561johnpatersontrailArt JohnsonThis is a great little trail but very...
      Feb 13, 2019 @ 12:20pm
      Feb 13, 2019
      user #1286739Bryan29IntensetrailArt JohnsonGreat dirt conditions but stupid steep and...
      Dec 30, 2018 @ 10:25am
      Dec 30, 2018
      user #1611101DandesalvotrailDry Wash TrailI rode this leg burner uphill from the palm...
      Nov 14, 2018 @ 7:08pm
      Nov 14, 2018

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      May Valley Trails 312 km
      La Quinta Cove 2 513.5 km
      Alvin Meadow 214.8 km
      Desert View Conservation Area 6 6 327.6 km
      Snow Summit 7 5 5 240 km
      • By ericfoltz TRAILFORKS & contributors
      • Admins: IVMTB
      • #12361 - 2,184 views

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