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Palm Canyon Trail

Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
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An easy hike

Great hike!!!! We had beautiful weather and the scenery is breath taking!!!! i would highly... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Beautiful Family Hike

We did the palm canyon hike in late March, 2017 and really enjoyed it (kids are 11, 14, 17... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Algonquin, Illinois
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This moderate-to-strenuous hiking trail has an elevation gain of 1,165 feet.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“per adult” (3 reviews)
“palm oasis” (4 reviews)
“palm canyon” (7 reviews)
Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great hike!!!! We had beautiful weather and the scenery is breath taking!!!! i would highly recommend for families.

Thank kcdf
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We did the palm canyon hike in late March, 2017 and really enjoyed it (kids are 11, 14, 17). Palms, stone pools, and beautiful views throughout the hike. I was hoping it was $9 for the entire car, but it is $9 per adult, $7...More

2  Thank Algonquin1296
Reviewed 21 March 2017

My son and I spent a couple of days in the canyons relaxing during his spring break and enjoyed every minute of it. The region has enjoyed some significant rainfall recently which has filled the normally quiet waterways and sprinkled green across the arid landscape....More

Thank Shangiraq
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The Indian Canyons are all beautiful. The trails are all clearly marked, but it's always good to check with the ranger & inquire about difficulty levels. The Palm Canyon trail drops down into a beautiful fan palm oasis and continues along the creek for a...More

1  Thank LindaLee50
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Palm Canyon is one of the 3 canyons of Indian Canyons. It is the most visited and may be most scenic. Admission to Indian Canyons is $9 per adult. Roads are well marked and lead to all 3 canyons. Palm Canyon has a trading post...More

Thank Chuck2010
Reviewed 5 January 2017

There are beautiful views starting with the parking lot! We were there on a cool day and couldn't have been happier....we did the 3 mile version and loved the varying views of the oases and the mountains. Even saw a Barrego up on the hillside...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Very enjoyable hike. Literature says a 3 mile hike each way (6 total), definitely felt a little short of that. We went at a leisurely pace and finished in 2.5 hrs with stops and a leisurely lunch. One of our party was 'mature', but managed...More

2  Thank tallguyshortgirl
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We walked the trail for a few miles and then turned left and took the Victor Trail back to the trading post. This was a great decision - so many breathtaking views! The Victor trail is steeper and you'd better not be waring sandals. Alltogether...More

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Even in the heat of the summer this spot is worth the trek. We loved the little oasis in the middle of the desert.

Thank Terence B
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We did this trail in 118 degrees... We did a 2 mile trail as recommended by a helpful guide at the entrance... Beautiful and peaceful, cheap snacks at the outpost when you get back...

1  Thank SandraandGraham50
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21 September 2015|
Response from murph306Chicago |
Public park prey pets friendly