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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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  • A very nice location with an excellent guided hike through the canyon to a very pretty waterfall. There are some steep steps, but the trail was well maintained and not too rigorous. Lot's of interesti...  more »
  • This is a beautiful canyon, very close to Palm Springs, which offers a moderate round-trip hike (about an hour if you are in reasonable shape) to a beautiful waterfall. On my last trip I also saw big-...  more »
  • My wife and I was able to walk the trail in about an hour and a half. Great view of a water fall and the end of the loop. 12.50 to get in per person. Complimentary walking sticks to use on the trail.