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Palm Canyon

Palm Springs, CA
800/790-3398
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Ranked #9 of 64 Attractions in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Deserts, Canyons
Activities: Hiking, Viewing foliage
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Huntington Beach, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We went there early on a Saturday morning to hike. The tribal ranger suggested we take the Palm Canyon Trail to the Victor Trail, which basically was a 3 mile loop, starting from the trading post. The first mile was shaded following the stream in the canyon. There was water, but it was not running. At about our 2nd mile... More

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Just driving up and down the area was a nice change of scenery,with enough places to stop for food,or go do some shopping...

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Take the time to set a whole day to really enjoy and explore these magnificent views and trails. What a great way to experience this beautiful place where Indians used to dwell.

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Western Colorado
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104 reviews 104 reviews
52 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

One can visit the information center and store before entering down the trail into the actual Palm Canyon. They will inform you about the length of the trail and how you can return without going way too far. That was especially helpful when it was already getting very hot in April by 11am even when you leave very early. This... More

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Palm Springs, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Half the shops are empty or in construction. I am told it will all be fab once it is done. But it has been dormant for a least 10 years. If you want to shop go to Cabazon or Palm Desert.

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Yuma, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We spent the day in Palm Canyon starting early morning. Packed our lunch and bought the park pass at the local information booth. Slightly cheaper here it get the passes. The canyon is spectacular with moderate and well kept hiking trails. Lots of people in the canyon to talk with and enjoy the solitude and peaceful ambiance of this area.... More

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Wading River, New York
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169 reviews 169 reviews
63 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This is an easy hike for all fitness levels. It starts under the shade of beautiful palm trees, but as you go along you are exposed to the sun, so bring sunscreen and plenty of water. We went on a 80 plus degree day, and it was very hot. The shady spots have picnic tables and are a nice place... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
12 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Had limited appeal for me personally, but appeared an option preferred by many living in Palm Springs at weekends

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

It is always fun to shop on Palm Canyon. The shops are great for window shopping as well as shopping.

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St. Helena, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Nice trails,multiple hiking levels. Best in the earlier part of the day if you do the loop that is not on the canyon floor.

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