Lake Cahuilla Recreation Area, La Quinta

Categories: Nature & Parks
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3.2/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
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  • This is a very nice recreation area! Lots of room, nestled against the foothills with a nice view of the surrounding area. Quiet and somewhat remote, this is a place to go for any kind of relaxation, ...  read more »
  • This is a beautiful place to enjoy the weather and the wonderful surroundings. We have been here a number of times with friends to have picnics and family gatherings in a wonderful place where everyon...  read more »
  • Nature, Sun, pool; It can be made flesh, or picnic. actually there is entertainment for all ages under the sky blue desert superrrrr
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  • You can't swim in the lake. The pool is dirty and the camp host don't care how late people play their music. Midnight and the neighboring campers are blairing music a car alarm is going off and two people have their headlights on. You go camping to get away from this crap not to be surrounded by it. I will NEVER come back!
  • Good spot to relax and have fun. My two kids and i enjoy the pool just about every Friday or Saturday.
  • Okay so me and my family decided to go camping at Lake Cahuilla. When we arrived it was so beautiful! The pool was big and the park area was so clean. The lake is alright, you cant swim in there but you can fish. Now the only downside to this place is if you are camping in a tent. The ground that you are supposed to be camping on is just rocks and that's SUPER uncomfortable. If you have an RV then its cool but for tents I highly recommend camping somewhere else. Another thing is the distance from the camping area to the pool/park. Its a long walk and I went there when it was 106 degrees sooo not good. Other than that the place so so beautiful :)
  • Our family goes there every year :) We always have a great time. It's best to get there bright and early!
  • We were here for the HITS Palm Springs triathlon. For that purpose, the park was a good fit. The only downside was the unusually cold water (52deg). Other than that, it was a nice area with plenty of parking.
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