Note: This hike was originally scheduled for 2/22/2022 and is now rescheduled to 2/28/2022 due to projected inclement weather. Be aware we have another hike also scheduled for 2/28/2022... so please don't sign up for both.
The Maynard Mine Trail rises on a steep ridge above Murray Canyon in the Agua Caliente Indian Canyons on the west side. The rugged trail leads to an abandoned tungsten mine from World War II.
Admission to the Indian Canyons, 38520 S. Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs - click here, is $7 for seniors (62+) and $12 for other adults. Bring exact change.
Park at the Andreas Canyon parking area and look for signs to Maynard Mine.
Rating - strenuous
Elevation gain - 2,200 feet
Distance - 6 miles
Hiking time - 4 hours
Meeting time - 8:30 AM at trailhead
Hike leader - Doug Wylie, email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Bring Ten Essentials (click here), water (1 to 2 liters recommended), trail snacks. Sun protection and layered clothing are recommended. Carry Emergency Contact Information (ICE). Hiking poles may be helpful.
Sturdy hiking footwear with good tread and adequate drinking water are required.
Rated Strenuous - will generally be challenging for an unconditioned person. The terrain will involve a steady and often steep incline.
Hiking Requirements - you will need to be in good physical condition for this hike. Click here for more information.
Weather Policy: Inclement weather may cancel.