Art Smith Trail is a 8 mile out and back trail located near Palm Desert, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced outdoorsmen. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from October until April.
From the Hike Palm Desert map obtained from the Palm Desert Visitor Center:
Turn south from Hwy. 111 onto Hwy. 74. After approximately 4 miles turn right and park at the trail head across from the Santa Rosa San Jacinto National Monument Visitor Center on the left of the highway.