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Whitewater Wilderness Preserve

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9160 Whitewater Canyon Rd, #549, Whitewater, CA 92282-2102
+1 760-325-7222
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Whitewater preserve was a pleasant surprise! We were not prepared to do the loop this time, but... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Samantha H
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Ellington, Missouri
via mobile
Worth the visit... if your staying in Palm Springs

We loved this treasure to hike in. Very diverse ecosystems, beautiful vistas, friendly staff at... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Juliet H
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DTW
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Until 2006 this southern California canyon oasis property was a commercial trout farm and hatchery. It was added to Wilderness Preserve properties. The volume of water and oasis potential are matched only by the Agua Caliente Tribe's Palm Canyon Preserve. The vegetation in the Whitewater preserve is more mountain riparian. It is a natural treasure.
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9160 Whitewater Canyon Rd, #549, Whitewater, CA 92282-2102
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Whitewater preserve was a pleasant surprise! We were not prepared to do the loop this time, but have added it to our list for our next visit. We did take a short walk to the river and walked around the ranger station. It was very...More

Thank Samantha H
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We loved this treasure to hike in. Very diverse ecosystems, beautiful vistas, friendly staff at the greeting house, clean bathrooms. Only a short drive from downtown Palm Springs

Thank Juliet H
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is a gorgeous place, we walked around the visitor centre, the beautiful scenery was outstanding and the absolute perfect place to have a picnic. We went for a great walk, I would recommend walking shoes and just take your time to enjoy the place.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Dont miss the chance to see this! Water in the desert! Bring the kids,pack a lunch,have fun!💜💚😃😝😘

Thank Cherylcanto
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Some easy walks around the visitor;s center. Shaded picnic area. Water is high enough that the wading pool is full. River is running and fun to walk along. There is supposed to be a CO area just before you enter the preserve, I have not...More

Thank Jim B
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

5 mile road in was all flowers,just gorgeous. At the end was this beautiful park with lots of hiking trails . The pacific crest trail runs through here. We hiked along the river hoping to do a loop trail but the river was running so...More

Thank skipro4720
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Currently covered in flowers and the presence of water makes it even more lovely. Beautiful at any time. The scenery on the 5 mile road in is also gorgeous. Perfect for a picnic , walk, or hike. Great way to see the desert and not...More

Thank T W
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

An out of town guest coupled with the recent growth of rainbow infused wildflowers motivated us to head out and emerge ourselves in the nature that surrounds the communities of the Coachella Valley. The Whtewater Wilderness Preserve is located about 20 minutes from downtown Palm...More

2  Thank 858marca
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Whitewater Preserve is less than 30 minutes by car from Palm Springs, yet takes you out into nature in a big way. There are several trails to explore, with varying degrees of difficulty. The Loop Trail is very popular but a challenge for folks with...More

Thank Switzerdude
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

We chose this hike because of the dog-friendly accessibility. It surpassed my expectations. Gorgeous hike and we went along some of the Pacific Crest Trail, which was great! Lots of people, which I liked out hiking with only females and a puppy. Everyone friendly and...More

Thank Mags2472
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