Chiriaco Summit to Mecca 04/10/21
Day trip from Chiriaco Summit (along I-10, east of Indio) to vicinity of Mecca (near the Salton Sea), via easy trails and one section of pavement.
TRAILS/POINTS OF INTEREST:
General Patton Museum (Displaying some very big off-road vehicles)
Hotel California (Our "Petra")
Meccacopia Trail with overlook of the Salton Sea
Little Box Canyon Trail-Lunch Stop?
Painted Canyon (Ladder Canyons-Hike if You Like) Hiking (optional): This day trip will terminate at the parking area of Painted Canyon (access is via a County maintained graded-but-sandy) road. Those who wish to remain there will have access to several canyons, including "ladder canyon" for hiking.