Bump and Grind Trail

#14 of 136 trails in San Bernardino National Forest

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Bump and Grind Trail is a 3.4 mile out and back trail located near Palm Desert, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running & walking and is accessible year-round.

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Thandi Jenkins (92)

2 Completed2 Reviews

A little difficult going up, without the easy trails but the hike down feels great

Adam Lund (33137)

491 Completed222 Reviews

Our first stop after getting off the plane in Palm Springs, the Bump and Grind trail was a nice leg stretcher after the flight. It's hard to beat for easy access, right off 111 in Palm Desert. With that close in location, some of the views are strip mall parking lots, but higher up it's a bit more scenic.

Philip Villamor (197)

4 Completed5 Reviews

Great workout trail. From the starting point, go left for the strenuous trail. Go right for the moderate trail. There's other trails along the way which you can use to mix it up a bit.

Easily accessed and right next to a shopping plaza. You even get cell phone coverage throughout the trail. I prefer to go early before dawn. It tends to get crowded during the day (which is the only negative for me).

Eduardo Carrasco (213)

3 Completed2 Reviews

Great workout especially the first mile going up up up ... to the sky!! It's busy sometimes, and the women tend to wear a lot of perfume. Parts of the trail a little narrow, good idea to check behind you as there are runners on the trail, especially coming down. Other than that, a great hike!

Justin Terry (146)

1 Completed1 Reviews

The trail map listed on this site is not Bump and Grind. It is the Mike Schuler Trail, Bump and Grind, parts of Herb Jefferies Trail, and parts of Hopalong Cassidy.

Lala Lopez (46)

1 Completed1 Reviews

I love this place great work out but in the morning it gets really packed thats why i always go at 5 in the morning

Jeff Farihi (268)

30 Completed8 Reviews

It was a very good workout but it is so crowded it really takes away from the hike. I will never go back unless it's raining or night time...... Maybe then it will be ok. I thought I was at Disneyland. Wtf?

T M. (98)

Great daily hike.

Carlos Abrille (327189)

559 Completed537 Reviews

It's definitely an exercise trail. Only do this trail if you need to work out. It's a popular trail.

Brenda Glass (162)

0 Completed2 Reviews

For new bikers to trail I would suggest a helmet and taking it a little slow the first time.