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Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs

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Inhabited for thousands of years by the Cahuilla tribe, Tahquitz Canyon remains part of the tribe's legacy and is now overseen by the tribe's Agua Caliente Band. Walk the 3.2 km (2 mi) hiking trail through the canyon to Tahquitz Falls. The falls collect in a shallow pool you can wade through. The water also feeds an oasis of palms and desert growth that lines the trail. If you hike to the falls, bring drinking water, sunscreen, and a towel to dry your feet after wading. Plan to see Tahquitz Canyon and other attractions that appeal to you using our Palm Springs itinerary planner.
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  • Beautiful hike to 60' waterfall, amazing rock formations along the way. Minutes from downtown Palm Springs but feels miles from anywhere, a must see.  more »
  • This is a 2 mile round-trip hike: 1 mile to the waterfall and 1 mile back. There is a $12.50 per person charge (!) to visit, and it's a very crowded trail. If you want a peaceful experience go early i...  more »
  • The entrance to the trails is gated with an attendant and plenty of signage regarding no refunds/no exceptions. No signage or information provided by attendant to indicate the walkway by waterfall was...  more »