Maynard Mine Trail

Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, California

Distance3.0mi
Elevation Gain548ft
Trailhead Elevation849ft
Top1,311ft
Elevation Min/Max848/1311ft
Elevation Start/End849/849ft

Maynard Mine Trail

Maynard Mine Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Palm Springs, California. It is within Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. It is three miles long and begins at 849 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 548 feet. Near the trailhead there are information boards, parkings, a picnic site, an information ranger, a rock, and restroom.

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Best Easy Day Hikes: Palm Springs and Coachella Valley (Falcon Guides)
Bruce Grubbs
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"A long climb up the ridge between Andreas and Murray Canyons leads to a scenic point and the old Maynard Mine." Read more
Afoot and Afield: Inland Empire (Wilderness Press)
David & Jennifer Money Harris
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"Jim Maynard established a small tungsten mine on the narrow ridge between Andreas and Murray Canyons during World War II. This trip makes a steep climb to the mine site, offering a vigorous workout and sweeping views. Go on a cool day." Read more
Five-Star Trails Palm Springs (Menasha Ridge Press)
Laura Randall
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"The Maynard Mine Trail is one of the more challenging trails within the Indian Canyons trail system. It once served as the access route for a tungsten mine that operated during World War II. It begins in Murray Canyon and climbs steadily to the top of a ridge separating Murray and Andreas canyons, then drops over to a razorback ridge that leads to the mine." Read more

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Trail Information

Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
Nearby City
Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
Parks
714-323-6018, indian-canyons.com
Local Contacts
Detailed maps are posted at kiosks throughout the property and available at the entrance station and the Trading Post in Palm Canyon.
Local Maps

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Dec 2018