4,500 ft
Distance
325 ft
Climb
-117 ft
Descent
00:13:35
Avg time

Mike Schuler Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Palm Desert
    , California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year-round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #67310 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #298 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • 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.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Mike Schuler Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    208 ft
  • Altitude min
    216 ft
  • Altitude max
    424 ft
  • Altitude start
    216 ft
  • Altitude end
    424 ft
  • Grade
    4.624%
  • Grade max
    -34.241%
  • Grade min
    32.352%
  • Distance climb
    2,893 ft
  • Distance down
    1,506 ft
  • Distance flat
    100 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:35
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:34
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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
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  • One Direction
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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
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  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Mike Schuler Trail Trail Reports

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      Sep 13, 2019 @ 6:30am
      Sep 13, 2019
      Parts are very steep and rocky. Know your limits!
      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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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 10 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
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      • 151 rides
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      Dec 11, 2018 @ 10:05am
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      Dec 11, 2018 @ 9:48am
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      Dec 28, 2017 @ 4:17pm
      Dec 28, 2017
      49 |
      Dec 28, 2017 @ 4:17pm
      Dec 28, 2017

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