North Lykken Trail to Palm Springs Art Museum

Difficulty
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Hard
Duration
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2.5-3.5h
Distance
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6.0 km
Elevation
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523 m
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North Lykken Trail to Palm Springs Art Museum

Looking for a good workout? North Lykken Trail to Palm Springs Art Museum takes you along a challenging trail to a great view of Palm Springs. You may even encounter bighorn sheep along the way! It’s best to visit this trail between October and March to avoid the intense desert heat in the summer.

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Route Description for North Lykken Trail to Palm Springs Art Museum

The North Lykken Trail to Palm Springs Art Museum will elevate your heart rate! Be sure to pack lots of water and snacks for extra energy. It also helps to download a GPS for some momentary, off-the-beaten, confusing sections along the trail. This adventure can get technical as well.

Setting out from the trailhead, keep left and continue to the Palm Springs Art Museum. Enjoy lovely views before turning around and heading back the way you came. Eventually, you’ll reach a fork, where you can go left to make a loop back to the trailhead, where your hike began.

Getting to the North Lykken Trail to Palm Springs Art Museum Trailhead

To get to the start of the North Lykken Trail to Palm Springs Art Museum, head to the North Lykken Trailhead just off W Ramon Road.

Route Information

  • Backcountry Campground

    No

  • When to do

    October - March

  • Pets allowed

    No

  • Family friendly

    No

  • Route Signage

    Poor

  • Crowd Levels

    Low

  • Route Type

    Lollipop

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