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Parks & Trails

The City of Rancho Mirage has five (5) parks and six (6) trails.
Leashed dogs/cats are allowed in all parks. All park hours are 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

  • Blixseth Mountain Park
  • Michael S. Wolfson Park
  • Rancho Mirage Community Park
  • Rancho Mirage Dog Park
  • Richard & Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park
Leashed dogs/cats allowed on all trails. Be sure to bring adequate water and be aware of weather conditions when planning your hike.

  • Butler-Abrams Trail
  • Bighorn Overlook Trail
  • Chuckwalla Trail
  • Clancy Lane Trail
  • Jack Rabbit Trail
  • Roadrunner Trail
Click the box below to view a pamphlet  about the City of Rancho Mirage Parks and Trails. 

The PDF version of this map is printable or you can stop by Rancho Mirage City Hall located at 69825 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage to pick up a pocket map.
Blixseth Mountain Park

Blixseth park entry

71-251 Mirage Road

Entrance to this park is marked by signage on Mirage Road. Follow signage down
the driveway behind Rancho Mirage Elementary School to pedestrian bridge leading
to park.

Blixseth park walkway

This nature park features native desert landscaping, walking paths, and benches
for observing the desert and mountain vistas. Considered a place to experience the
natural beauty of the desert, this park offers visitors the opportunity for quiet solitude
and closeness to nature not found in other parks.

Dog drinking water

Richard & Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park

Cancer Survivor Park sign

69-825 Highway 111

Park sign and walkway

Located on Highway 111 adjacent to City Hall.

Cancer survivor park

This beautiful park features a pyramid kiosk, tiled benches, a hillside waterfall
with a pond, and sculptures. The sculpture garden was designed as a celebration
of life and to provide encouragement to current cancer patients. One of 22 such
parks in the nation, this park was constructed by the Bloch Foundation as a gift
to the community.

Michael S. Wolfson Park
Wolfson Park Sign

70-001 Frank Sinatra Drive

Woflson Park Fountain

Located at Da Vall Drive and Frank Sinatra Drive, adjacent to the Butler-Abrams
trail system and the Whitewater Storm Channel.

Park bench

This park has a Victorian theme that features a fountain, decorative lighting
fixtures, picnic tables, benches, and a braille-marked walking path. Upon entering
the park, visitors can play a recorded “welcome” message from Frank Sinatra, who
lived nearby. The park was built in honor of former City Council Member Michael S.
Wolfson, who served on the City Council from 1978 to 1986.
Rancho Mirage Community Park
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71-560 San Jacinto Drive

Park view of mountains

Located on San Jacinto Drive just west of Indian Trail Road, Rancho Mirage
Community Park has something for everyone.

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Amenities include: a shaded children’s play area equipped with climbing
structures, exercise stations along a walking path, and pickleball, tennis,
and basketball courts. Rancho Mirage Community Park is home to the Rancho
Mirage Amphitheater, which hosts an array of community events throughout the
year. The amphitheater offers terrace seating to accommodate 1,000 guests, a
dramatically covered platform stage, and decorative perimeter fencing.

Jungle gym

We also have an amphitheater! 

Amphitheater event

More info!

Rancho Mirage Dog Park
Dog Park sign

34-100 Key Largo Avenue

Dogs drinking water

Located on the corner of Key Largo Avenue and Via Vail.

Park benches and shade

Rancho Mirage Dog Park offers separate gated grass areas for large and small
dogs. The park is enclosed with decorative perimeter fencing and double latching
gates. Just over four laps around the lighted exterior walkway measures one mile.
Shaded areas with seating are also provided.

desert park terrain

Butler-Abrams Trail
Walking path

Da Vall Drive and Frank Sinatra Drive

Skyline view

• Distance: 1.10 miles
• Elevation gain: 42 feet
• Difficulty: Easy

Park entrance

Butler-Abrams Trail connects Frank Sinatra Drive and Country Club Drive via
Michael S. Wolfson Park. Fabulous views of the mountains and golf courses
are abundant on this quiet route.

trail pathway
Bighorn Overlook Trail

Frank Sinatra Drive / Highway 111

trail switchbacks

• Distance: 0.27 mile
• Elevation gain: 100 feet
• Difficulty: Moderate to Steep

skyline view from a bench

Parking and trail access for Bighorn Overlook Trail available in the upper parking
lot of City Hall. This trail is a brief hike with several switchbacks, boasting a
picnic shelter and an incredible panoramic view at the top. Just past the picnic
shelter, this trail connects with Jack Rabbit Trail.

Skyline view
Jack Rabbit Trail
trail sign

Frank Sinatra Drive / Highway 111


• Distance: 0.67 mile
• Elevation gain: 100 feet
• Difficulty: Moderate

trail path

Jack Rabbit Trail can be accessed on the south end of the Richard & Annette
Bloch Cancer Survivors Park or via the Bighorn Overlook Trail. The trail travels
through the foothills behind Rancho Mirage City Hall. Parking for this trail is
available in the upper parking lot of City Hall.

Trail along mountain

Chuckwalla Trail
Trail sign

Frank Sinatra Drive west of Highway 111
• Distance: 1.58 miles
• Elevation gain: 200 feet
• Difficulty: Moderate

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Chuckwalla Trail circles the Mirada Villas, continues through the foothills, and
intersects with the Roadrunner Trail.

Views of mountains and valley below

More information. 

Skyline view

Roadrunner Trail
Trail sign

Frank Sinatra Drive near Highway 111

trail path and street

• Distance: 0.34 mile
• Elevation gain: 300 feet
• Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

Trail and palm trees

Roadrunner Trail connects the Mirada Fountain and Chuckwalla Trail. The trail
runs alongside Frank Sinatra Drive through the foothills.

hiking path