Forest Hills homes offer unique character, central location

Almost 100 homes have been sold in Forest Hills during the past year but only three are now on the market. 

The larger Midtown Montgomery neighborhood provides residents an ideal launching pad to reach all parts of the Capital City. Forest Hills is bounded by Harrison Road on the south, Perry Hill Road, Atlanta Highway, Greenwood Cemetery and Lee Oaks.

“Forest Hills has a central location, close to Interstate 85 and shopping,” Realtor Brandt Wright said. “Forest Hills is close to almost anything you might need.”

Forest Hills residents can easily access Interstate 85, Atlanta Highway and Perry Hill Road, making a trip to either east Montgomery or downtown a breeze. Shopping at Walmart, and along Atlanta Highway and Zelda Road, as well as in Eastbrook Shopping Center, are all convenient from Forest Hills.   

An elementary, middle, and Lee High School are all less than five minutes from any Forest

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26 trails in the valley, high desert and forest

The Coachella Valley is known for its desert landscape, palm trees, pools and unique home designs, but it’s also a treasure trove for hiking. From Joshua trees and stunning rock formations to waterfalls and palm tree oases, there’s a scenic hike for all skill levels within reach of the valley.

This guide provides a sampling of top hikes in the area that Desert Sun reporters Erin Rode, Ema Sasic and Janet Wilson recommend to locals and visitors alike. 

Note: For trails without specific hours and prices listed, readers should assume the trail is open dawn to dusk and free to enjoy.

Coachella Valley hikes

A young visitor leaves the Tahquitz Canyon Visitor Center on Nov. 24 in Palm Springs.

Indian Canyons

Mileage: 60 plus miles

Address: 38-520 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Indian Canyon and Palm Canyon feature five dozen miles of trails, and while easier access ones can be crowded, all offer a real sense of what this area was like pre-major development,

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