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Hiking & Trails

Palmdale boasts a rich selection of trails and hiking areas woven into the fabric of our vibrant suburban landscape. In fact, many of our sun-kissed outdoor attractions are just a stone's throw from downtown. There's no need for lengthy drives or day trips; our City is a hiker's paradise, catering to all skill levels, from newcomers to seasoned trekkers!

Palmdale Hiking Trails: Nature at Our Doorstep

As you lace up your boots, consider the scenic Amargosa Creek Trail. At just over two miles, this subtle path is more than a nature walk—it's an experience. With wildflowers blowing in the breeze and native birds nesting in the trees, this trail captures the essence of Palmdale's unique natural habitat.

The Palmdale Hills Trail system unravels across five miles of our City's desert terrain for those with an appetite for more elevated views. As you navigate its twists and turns, panoramic views of the San Gabriel Mountains are accompanied by wildlife who make this area their home.

Despite Palmdale's reputation as a desert city, you might be surprised to learn we also boast a waterside stroll. Our California Aqueduct Trail stretches nearly eight miles, showcasing California's engineering prowess and boasting the most beautiful views of the entire valley. With paved and unpaved paths, the trail offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation like jogging, cycling, and dog walking.

Scenic Hiking in Palmdale

Diversifying Palmdale's selection of trails and outdoor recreation, the Anaverde Hiking Trails inject a dash of desert allure for the more experienced hiker. These intertwining paths beckon visitors to get acquainted with the local fauna, from darting quails to sunbathing lizards.

If you're seeking quick but exciting hiking trails near Palmdale, CA, the 2.5-mile stretch from Tejon Park to Barrel Springs is a journey through wildflower meadows and wooded enclaves. 

Explore Palmdale Hiking Trails

We invite explorers to come to discover what we have to offer and celebrate Palmdale's unparalleled mix of City and nature. Welcome to our backyard!