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Indian Canyons, Palm Springs

Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web
Hike a riverbed to a palm oasis at , where the most popular trail runs through Andreas and Palm Canyon. At the end of the trail in Palm Canyon, lush greenery feeds off a desert stream. The boulders can make the trail challenging in places, but the reward is a cool, trickling brook and the shade of large palms. Remember to bring sunscreen, a hat, water, and sturdy hiking shoes. Purchase trail tickets for a reduced price at the visitor center near the Tram Road entrance. Using our world travel planner, Palm Springs attractions like Indian Canyons can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The ranger talk as informative and interesting. The trail through the oasis was cool in all senses and was welcome on a very bot day. Take lots of water. 
  • Great hiking only a short drive from downtown. Several trail options, all with shady areas and lots of places to stop and gaze. Do bring water, as it can get pretty hot. It's worth revisiting, because...  read more »
  • Fantastic hiking spot with hidden waterfalls and ancient palms. There are hummingbirds all around the entrance that can entertain you as well. Also you can go on a guided hike. Be sure to listen to th...  read more »
  • My friend told me about the Murray Canyon Trail, but when I saw the Maynard Mine Trail it was calling out to me. 6 miles round trip and unbeknownst to me at the time it was a strenuous hike ( trailhead info)! Saw lots of different ant 🐜 species, birds and lizards along the way!
  • My wife and I are visiting from Santa Rosa, and this was our first venture into the natural surroundings in the Palm Springs area. It is very beautiful; the large palms shading the running streams with the deciduous trees changing colors. Very nice hiking environment. The day pass was more than we usually pay for county or state parks, but the proximity to Palm Springs was convenient and ideal.
  • I've hiked these canyons numerous times. I kind of like to go when the summer starts up. Hotternhell but the trails are less crowded and it truly feels like being in the land time forgot. I always expect to see a dinosaur come lumbering over one of the hills.
  • Large beautiful desert with palm trees. Very scenic but can get very hot in summer. Lot of beautiful hiking trails. Very close to Palm springs
  • I went in January 30. I enjoyed every scenery. Exotic!!! I recommend this place!
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