Hike the San Andreas Fault

Take a private guided hiking trek along the world-famous San Andreas Fault.

Join an experienced naturalist guide for an engaging and educational hike through the twisted and tormented desert Badlands of the San Andreas Fault zone at the private Metate Ranch in the Indio Hills just minutes from Palm Springs. These hiking trails can only be accessed on this guided tour, and you’ll experience amazing geological formations around every bend as you learn about the plants, animals and geology of the San Andreas Fault. Trails range from easy to moderate in difficulty and you’ll get to hike through slot canyons, climb 10 foot tall ladders, reach heights where you can witness expansive views of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto mountain ranges, and even walk right up to the crack in the ground itself. Your guide will customise your hiking experience to your interests, preferences and ability.

One of the most famous fault lines in the world, the San Andreas Fault forms part of the tectonic boundary between the Pacific Plate and the North American Plate, and extends roughly 1,200km through California.

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Ben Line is the Head of Sales at Journeyscape and our sister brand Journey Latin America, having lived abroad and travelled extensively over the years.

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Dominique Kotsias - Product Manager

Dominique caught the North America travel bug when she was in her late teens and has travelled extensively throughout the USA and Canada, particularly drawn to the countries' outstanding natural beauty and wildlife. With over 10 years of product and marketing experience in North America, Dominique’s passion for the destination is infectious.

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Mallika’s love for North America first began when she attended an American boarding school as a teenager. Her mother’s side of the family lived in the USA, so she enjoyed frequent trips across many states.

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Joshua has been travelling to the USA since childhood, visiting his father and four siblings on the west coast. He is fortunate to have travelled to 42 of the 50 US states, and hopes to complete the set by his next big birthday.

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