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  • Date Posted: Dec 23, 2011
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Berns Trail to the West (0.85 miles length)
“Berns Trail to the West (0.85 miles length)”, originally uploaded by Cobber99 on Flickr and is part of the photo album linked to below.

From: Hiking in Palm Springs:

The Berns Trail acts as a connector between the Garstin, Araby, Shannon and Eagle Canyon. The Berns trail starts at the top of the Garstin Trail and winds northeasterly over the top of Smoketree Mountain until it intersects the Araby Trail. Of course, if you start hiking at the beginning of the Araby Trail, then you can use the Berns Trail to connect with the Garstin. I liked the solitude of the Berns trail as you descended into the canyon that separates the top of the Garstin and the top of the Araby trail. I was rewarded with views of desert wildlife, and some very interesting rock formations. Construction of the Berns Trail was sponsored by friends of Charlie Berns, and opened in 1972.

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