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Murray Canyon Trail

Address: Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number: 760-325-3400
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Ranked #16 of 59 Attractions in Palm Springs
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Located in the Indian Canyons, this trail passes some uniquely amazing desert vegetation, such as...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Located in the Indian Canyons, this trail passes some uniquely amazing desert vegetation, such as the yellow creosote flowers.
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Alaska
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150 reviews 150 reviews
16 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 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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112 reviews 112 reviews
33 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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Atlanta, Georgia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
26 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This trail came highly recommended to us and I agree. Its a good 2 hour hike in and out and there is one difficult part of about 50 feet but otherwise the change in terrain and the oasis along the stream are amazing.

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Prince Albert, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This was about a 4 mile hike which was just right for us, a couple in our 60's. It is close to the city area of Palm Springs and easy to get to. The hike starts through a desert area and then into the canyon palm area which is cool and shaded. The walk had only a few areas where... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
23 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I have written a fuller review of the Indian Canyons, under that heading, but simply want to add that we did this hike yesterday, up to the Seven Sisters Waterfall. It is a three hour round trip from the Andreas Parking area, and was great. Even in November it is hot so take water. Well worth the effort and so... More 

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Wading River, New York
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210 reviews 210 reviews
84 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This is any easy hike for all fitness levels. It starts out in the shade of magnificent palm trees, but continues in the sun. There are several picnic tables in the shady spots. The only bathrooms are port-a-potties in the parking lot.

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B.C.
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is a very nice moderate hike through the canyon with some tricky areas. We had to use stepping stones across streams a few times but no big deal. There is some shade on this one.

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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

great trail. not too long. crosses a stream (just some water; not really a stream) several times. Fun waterfall at the end for a great photo op.

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Richmond, Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

because I love the solitude you experience in this wonderful, spiritual place. DO NOT GO HERE - I want it only for myself!

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

You will not be disappointed it's a wonderful hike with great views. Very easy to get to from anywhere in Palm Springs

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