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Address: Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number: 760-325-3400
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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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Exciting water crossings!

We had fun trying to cross the many water crossings by hopping from rock to rock! There were giant palms and low cactus along the trail. The end of the trail reward was a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Toni H
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Sarasota, Florida

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Sarasota, Florida
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had fun trying to cross the many water crossings by hopping from rock to rock! There were giant palms and low cactus along the trail. The end of the trail reward was a gentle waterfall.

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Thank Toni H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Got here at 8a in January and had a LOVELY hike. It wasnt busy at all, which we loved. Hiked to the waterfall and back and loved it. It was the perfect hike for the 2 of us (in our 30's) that didn't want a short hike but didn't want something super challenging. Loved seeing all of the different landscapes... More 

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Thank Jessica L
Fairmont, West Virginia
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Murray Canyon up to Seven Sisters Falls has been my favorite hike among many I've done in the Palm Springs area. It's a good mix of palms, water, mountain views, and rock formations in a comfortable 2 hour hike.

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Thank Cannon_12
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After you pay a fee to get into Indian Canyon reservation, follow the signs to Murray Canyon. We hiked in January 2016. The hike is moderate, you cross the stream a few times by stepping on large rocks when you are in the Oasis. There is climb up a small hill before you get to the Three Sisters Waterfall.

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Thank Karen F
Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked Murray Canyon in January 2016. It's accessed by passing through the common Palm Canyon gate, at the far south end of Palm Canyon Drive. Just keep driving until you can't drive any further. $9/person entry fee, paid to the Agua Caliente Native Tribe who owns and maintains these lands, allows access to all trails for the day. A... More 

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Thank Ro P
Sedona, AZ
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179 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recent rare rainfall inspired us to choose this hike for the reported waterfalls at the turn around point. It was the first sunny day of the week and perfect day to hike. The trail is well maintained and easy to follow. The reward and the falls was nice.

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Thank RedRox
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

2.5 hour hike in the Indian Canyons. Mostly flat with one difficult section towards the end. Ends in a small waterfall with lots of shade.

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2 Thank Andrei I
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nice hike in the desert. Lots of things to see. Start off early and bring water. It can get really hot.

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Thank KCFANPetaluma
Milford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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Thank Samantha D
Mission, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 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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