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Address: Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number: 760-325-3400
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Located in the Indian Canyons, this trail passes some uniquely amazing...
Located in the Indian Canyons, this trail passes some uniquely amazing desert vegetation, such as the yellow creosote flowers.
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Hiking Murray canyon trail in 100*F temps

My daddy always said "dress for the weather" and for this occasion. I do not recommend white lace anklets, Keds tennis shoes, Daisy Dukes short. I do recommend hat, sunglasses... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
Samantha D
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Milford, Connecticut
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Milford, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My daddy always said "dress for the weather" and for this occasion. I do not recommend white lace anklets, Keds tennis shoes, Daisy Dukes short. I do recommend hat, sunglasses. Hydration pack, and plenty of sun screen. Some trails have areas where one needs to scramble..

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Mission, Canada
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100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Loading up to go on the hike,my wife turned around and there was a rattler,luckily he walked off. Hike starts off in the desert for awhile but soon gets to the creek where you make several crossings . Beautiful hike to a very small waterfalls ,but is was a nice spot to stop and rest . Lots of ups and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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13 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Not steep, good variety of scenery. Approximately 1.5 hrs round trip if you make it to the waterfall.

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Manitoba, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Six of us did the Murray Canyon hike at Indian Canyons in February. We all thought it was a great hike with beautiful scenery. This hike follows Murray Creek, a seasonal stream, to Seven Sisters Waterfall. You cross the brook several times over stepping stones which aren't difficult to walk on, but some of us did manage to get our... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Lots of desert plants, wildflowers, interesting rock formation and of course plenty of Palm trees with desert oasis

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Meaford, Canada
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

desert oasis with many palms, and desert hikes, large parking where you can drive 400 yards down in the park and park in the shade among the palms, great for handicapped, elderly or lazy, $16 per person to enter Indian canyon where Murray and Palm canyon areas are located,

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toronto
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

So peaceful. and waterfalls.different vegetation, great rangers,history,hummingbirds, February was the best month to view, blossoms were coming out

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Saskatoon, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We picked this trail because there was water still flowing in it. Beautiful stands of Palms and other vegetation and wildlife as a result. Lovely waterfall at top and many restful places to stop for lunch.

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Alaska
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18 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Nice trail through the desert to an oasis in the valley. Really enjoyed the hike but did not like the fact that you must pay $9/person to hike it. There are free trails in the area that are just as good. We will not go back.

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Nisswa MN
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We trekked up this hike and had a great time. It is doable for all ages until the last few hundred feet where it gets quite steep just before the seven sisters falls. In any case, it is a great hike.

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