All posts filed under: Daisy’s Desert Dog Treks

Horsethief Creek

    And here is a very old photo of us doing the hike years ago…on a very, very hot day…back when it was just Daisy and Finley. I just wanted you to see the remnants of old ocotillo fencing for the horse corrals. Advertisements

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Bob Hope House

Bob Hope House Hike

  A short, conveniently located hike that that takes you to a flying-saucer like house overlooking Palm Springs? Yes, please. The first part of the trail takes you past a trailer park (off to the left) which feels a little odd as you are walking […]

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Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

Have you ever heard of the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest? It’s one of my favorite “off-the-beaten-path” places to explore. Even the name is fun to say. Just try saying it over and over again. Sounds like a magical place, doesn’t it? I discovered it years […]

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Earl Henderson Trail

We just finished another short, but sweet hike in Palm Springs!! The Earl Henderson Trail is an easy, four mile hike that intersects with a few other trails along the Santa Rosa Mountains in the south Palm Springs area. I’ve been on parts of this […]

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Mission Creek Preserve

Today, I’m sharing one of my (and Daisy’s) favorite places to hike. It’s the Mission Creek Preserve, and it’s part of the Wildlands Conservancy. Their preserves are some of the most well-maintained, clean, peaceful, and easily accessible you’ll ever find. Daisy loves them because, unlike many […]


For God and Country

It’s not often that a dog can ascend a trail to reach both spiritual and patriotic heights, but in Riverside, California, it is totally doable. Daisy and I took a last-minute hike one afternoon to explore Mt. Rubidoux, a 1,337 foot hill located within the […]