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Address: Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number: 800/790-3398
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Activities: Hiking, Viewing foliage

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Beautiful Spring Camping Trip

we stayed at the almost deserted campground and we're lucky enough to spot a herd of Bighorn on the mountains above. the trail is a nice easy hike, take water when it's hot.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Oceanside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

we stayed at the almost deserted campground and we're lucky enough to spot a herd of Bighorn on the mountains above. the trail is a nice easy hike, take water when it's hot.

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Bothell, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Palm Canyon is on the Indian Reservation, cost was $5.00 a person for entrance. Nicely paved road winds up to the small Trading Post, nothing special, food, t-shirts, hats, drinks etc. Short hike down into the canyon and the towering palm trees. Nice and shady and cool. We were not geared up for hiking any further as it was quite... More 

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Auburn,CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We saw this oasis on an episode of California Gold, a statewide travel show on PBS. I believe their are several water(springs?) that have a series of plam trees growing along the creek. A second creek that I believe is called Warm Springs appeared to be dry, but the palm trees were lining the normal water route. It cost $14... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I ended up in Palm Canyon on a whim after looking at other TA reviews. It didn't disappoint. The entrance fee to the area is $9 for each adult. Once you park, there's a store you can stock up on water if you forgot to bring some. The Palm hike is 15 miles, some in the beautiful palm oasis, and... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Beautiful mountain views. Nice selection of restaurants and shopping. Try Trio, it was such a great restaurant

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L.A.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is so close to town, and so beautiful. They have a nicely marked map with the many trails, from easy to hard. My companion on this excursion walks with a cane. We went to the Trading post first and were lucky to catch the talk by one of the rangers about the area. He was also able to direct... More 

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Yucaipa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Just outside of Palm Springs you will find a hidden gem with beautiful rock formations and green belts full of Palm trees. Make sure you pull over and walk the area because you will find streams and miniature water falls. It is truly spectacular. You will be entering Indian grounds so be prepared to pay the entrance fee but it... More 

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Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

There is a lot more to it than "dirt and rocks" Take serious hiking shoes and apparel. You can get by ok, we saw people in flat Keds-like shoes, halter tops, and sandals. We saw a rattle snake (close up). It is not Disney Land. It is beautiful but needs to be taken seriosly

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We were a bit skeptical after paying the entrance fee of $32 for two adults and two teens but once we parked at the "Trading Post" and looked down; it was clear that we were in a very special place. After a downward switchback type hike of around 5 minutes we entered a magnificent forest of giant palm trees unlike... More 

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Opatija, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Don't miss this wonder of nature just outside of Palm Springs. Many of the palm trees are over 1000 years old and the density of the trees and the wonderful walking paths are breath-taking. Also, at the entrance to the trails near the souvenir store, take a rest and watch the many hummingbirds that buzz around with delight. the souvenir... More 

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Address: Address: Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number: 800/790-3398
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs

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