Mesquite Trail is a 0.6 mile (1,500-step) route located near Morongo Valley, California, USA. This route has an elevation gain of about 52.5 ft and is rated as easy. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App.
Enjoy an enchanting stream side walk under the canopy of Fremont cottonwoods and red willows. Boardwalks and bridges lead you along the stream that forms the marsh habitat which supports cattails, bulrushes, wire rushes, water cress and Yerba mamas. Travel along the base of the yucca Ridge and relax on the benches of the large octagon shaped George Helmkamp Deck. Skirt the foot of a desert mountain where scrub oak, Mojave. Yucca, cacti, Indian paintbrush and boulders painted with lichen hug the drier slopes above. From the comfort of the deck, observe a large outcropping of ancient gneiss that marks the face o the Morongo Valley fault.