Health and Wellness in LQ
May 1, 2018
Health and wellness has become a way of life in our city. Whether you’re aiming to stay in tip top shape, keep active or just maintain a healthy lifestyle, La Quinta is sure to have what you need. Here are a few things to see and do in La Quinta to help maintain your health and wellness throughout the year.
Hike and Bike
People come from all around the world to experience the hiking trails and bike friendly community La Quinta has come to be. The city boasts world class hiking in the Bear Creek Trail and Boo Hoff Trail. Take a trip on the Bear Creek Trail and stop by our beautiful Oasis or hike up the Boo Hoff Trail and finish up at beautiful Lake Cahuilla. If biking is more your cup of tea, enjoy the many bike lanes and sites to see throughout La Quinta. There are great spots to rent and buy bicycles locally like Pedego and Old Town Peddler. See all of our hiking trails and a bike map at www.playinlaquinta.com.
Camp, Swim and Fish
Positioned in the South part of La Quinta, Lake Cahuilla gives you an outdoor experience like none other. Surrounded by the beautiful Santa Rosa Mountains, Lake Cahuilla is a favorite recreation spot in the Coachella Valley. Lake Cahuilla offers group camping, fishing, picnicking, swimming and hiking trails. With over 150 sites with 46 RV hookups, it is a perfect spot for both individual and group camping. While swimming in the lake is not permitted, their massive swimming pool provides a cool spot to beat the heat.
A luxury in itself, golf is a mainstay to La Quinta tourists and residents alike. As the host city for the Career Builder Challenge, La Quinta has been given the title of “the golf capital of the world” with a variety of courses for both professional and novice golfers alike. Take a swing at courses like the City’s SilverRock Resort – featuring the Arnold Palmer Classic Course. Courses such as La Quinta Country Club, La Quinta Resort Golf Course and PGA West will not only challenge your game but provide you with nearly 360-degree stunning views. Fore!
La Quinta is packed full of some of the most well-maintained parks in the Coachella Valley. From large parks such as La Quinta Park and Fritz Burns Park to neighborhood parks positioned all around the city, you can find space to stretch your legs with friends and family year-round. With water features at the La Quinta park positioned next to their playground, you can find a fun way for you and the kids to cool off on the hotter months. If your pups need somewhere to chase a ball or make some friends, La Quinta has 3 dog parks positioned around the city to help those furry family members burn off some excess energy.