Dog-friendly Jo Pond Trail

Jo Pond Trail

Mountain Center, California 92561
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Level: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 1700 ft.
Hiking Time: 4 hours
Trail Length: 7 miles

The Jo Pond Trail is a moderate 7 -mile out and back trail located near Palm Springs. 

To reach the trailhead, drive 28 miles south on Hwy. 74 from Hwy. 111 in Palm Desert. Turn north onto Morris Ranch Road at the CDF Fire Station and proceed three miles to the sign that reads "Park Off Pavement." After parking, pick up the trail for Cedar Springs just a few hundred yards up the road.

Help us keep this trail beautiful and dog-friendly:
• Always follow the posted rules as they may have changed
• If in an off-leash area, keep your dog under voice command
• Respect and protect wildlife and habitats
• Pack in and pack out, leaving only paw prints

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