4,500 ft
325 ft
-117 ft
Avg time

Mike Schuler Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Palm Desert
    Palm Desert, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    City of Palm Desert, CA

The Mike Schuler trail is a connector trail that gets you to the Hopalong Cassidy and Bump n' Grind Trails. FYI: Mike Schuler is a trail builder and has built most of the trails in the Palm Desert area for the City of Palm Desert.

Be prepared and have fun.

Access Info

While in Palm Desert take Fred Waring Drive west until it dead ends at Painter's Path Drive. Turn left and drive a tenth of a mile or so and you will see trail going up hill to your right (west). Find a place to park and take a look at the trails. You will be behind the Desert Crossings shopping center.

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More Stats for Mike Schuler Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    208 ft
  • Altitude min
    216 ft
  • Altitude max
    424 ft
  • Altitude start
    216 ft
  • Altitude end
    424 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,893 ft
  • Distance down
    1,506 ft
  • Distance flat
    100 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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  • Icy
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Mike Schuler Trail Trail Reports

Dec 28, 2017 @ 4:17pm
Dec 28, 2017
Start of the trail was pretty steep and a novice rides would have to walk
May 5, 2017 @ 6:51pm
May 5, 2017
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Dec 28, 2017 @ 4:17pm
Dec 28, 2017
Mike Schuler Trail, My City
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Dec 28, 2017 @ 4:17pm
Dec 28, 2017
Mike Schuler Trail, My City

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