Best Trails Near Mecca CA

Mecca has 8 trails in the vicinity, including 6 hiking trails and 1 for campgrounds. These trails range from 3.5 to 9.5 miles in length. The longest trail in Mecca is Painted Canyon Drive a well-known trail measuring 9.5 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Painted Canyon Drive, Ladder Canyon and White Tank Campground. Trails.com member Jeff S. recently completed Painted Canyon Drive.

More information on the best trails in Mecca can be found below.
  • White Tank Campground

    2 Reviews

    Mecca, CA

    Why is the arborescent tree yucca (Yucca brevifolia) called the Joshua tree? I have it on good authority that a group of Mormons was laboring across the trackless wastes, under a blazing sun, ...
    •  Guide

    Why is the arborescent tree yucca (Yucca brevifolia) called the Joshua tree? I have it on good authority that a group of ...

  • The Grottos

    1 Reviews

    Mecca, CA

    The Grottos are two slot canyons nestled in the outlandishly colorful Mecca Hills. They have filled with giant boulders to form remarkable cave systems. Two palm oases bring further wonder to ...
    •  5 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    The Grottos are two slot canyons nestled in the outlandishly colorful Mecca Hills. They have filled with giant boulders to ...

  • Ladder Canyon

    1 Reviews

    Mecca, CA

    Ladder Canyon is the informal name given to a slotlike ravine incised into the sedimentary strata of the Mecca Hills on the eastern fringe of the Coachella Valley. Several ladders at strategic ...
    •  3½ hours
    •  4.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Ladder Canyon is the informal name given to a slotlike ravine incised into the sedimentary strata of the Mecca Hills on the ...

  • Murray Hill

    1 Reviews

    Mecca, CA

    Prominent from many directions, pyramidshaped Murray Hill offers panoramic views over the Palm Springs area and the Santa Rosa Mountains. It is best climbed on a clear cool day. Its diminutive ...
    •  5 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Prominent from many directions, pyramidshaped Murray Hill offers panoramic views over the Palm Springs area and the Santa ...

  • Painted Canyon Drive

    1 Reviews

    Mecca, CA

    This drive takes you into the Mecca Hills Wilderness, a richly colored badland of steep and jagged sedimentary rock and deeply incised, narrow canyons atop the San Andreas Fault. The road winds ...
    •  Easy
    •  45 minutes
    •  9.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This drive takes you into the Mecca Hills Wilderness, a richly colored badland of steep and jagged sedimentary rock and deeply ...

  • Utah Canyon

    0 Reviews

    Mecca, CA

    Utah Canyon, named for its resemblance to the colorful canyons of Southern Utah, features brilliant rocks and narrow winding passages. This hike is best done in the early morning or late afternoon ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Utah Canyon, named for its resemblance to the colorful canyons of Southern Utah, features brilliant rocks and narrow winding ...

  • Never Ending Canyon

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    Mecca, CA

    Never Ending Canyon is a gorgeous hike between the colorful walls of the Mecca Hills. The hike leads you through two separate canyons, the second of which rejoins the first, leading you back ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Never Ending Canyon is a gorgeous hike between the colorful walls of the Mecca Hills. The hike leads you through two separate ...

  • Ladder and Big Painted Canyons

    0 Reviews

    Mecca, CA

    Ladder Canyon and Big Painted Canyon are highlights of the Mecca Hills. The path snakes through a steep-walled canyon, up several ladders, and through a narrow slot canyon. The ladders are usually ...
    •  3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Ladder Canyon and Big Painted Canyon are highlights of the Mecca Hills. The path snakes through a steep-walled canyon, up ...