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Palm Canyon

Palm Springs, CA
800/790-3398
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Ranked #9 of 45 Attractions in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons, Deserts, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Viewing foliage
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Calgary, Canada
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254 reviews 254 reviews
40 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Palm Canyon is part of the Indian Canyons park. The trail itself is beside the stream that runs through the canyon. There are palm trees all along the trail and it is mostly shaded. At one mile, the trail splits into other trails and you have the choice to return to the trading post along the hillside route, which is... More

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Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
53 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Went with a park ranger on a hike that would have been about 3.5 miles but we...no as a matter of fact the entire group pooped out at about a mile in and the ranger went on alone to complete the arduous 2.5 mile ridge walk with no shade in 106 degree heat! We all made it back fine as... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you are an Elvis fan this is a must.... it's a bit cheesy BUT it's great fun.. you can also take photo's everywhere, I even got in the sunken bath. Go with an open mind, looking for a bit of fun and you will enjoy

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Huntington Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
10 helpful votes 10 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
105 helpful votes 105 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
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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208 reviews 208 reviews
85 attraction reviews
174 helpful votes 174 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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