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Address: 38500 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264
Phone Number: (760) 323-6018
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Hidden away-- but a don't miss!! Park rangers are a wonderful source of info!!

Loved the drive in--narrow road bordered at one point by a huge boulder--challenging but worth it. We were told the difficult entrance served to protect the Indians that lived... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Laguna Beach, California

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Loved the drive in--narrow road bordered at one point by a huge boulder--challenging but worth it. We were told the difficult entrance served to protect the Indians that lived there. In the summer, take caution with rattlesnakes. Do not go near the rock boulders on the right side of the parking lot by the river--they live there. Once in a... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We walked the Andreas Canyon Loop on a hot day in February. It's a natural oasis with the second-largest growth of native Washingtonian palms in the country. A spring-fed stream keeps the Andreas cool and shaded all year round. As a result, of course, there is an abundance of plant and animal life concentrated in this small area. The loop... More 

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Orange County
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Took the ranger lead hike up to Taquitz Falls. Early June there was still some water in the falls. About a 2 mile round trip hike. Opt for a ranger lead hike as they stop and points of interest along the way and there commentary adds a great deal to the hike. Walking sticks to borrow are provided. There are... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

I had a rental Chevy spark. Paid to get in 5 dollars a person during summer which is fine. It is beautiful and clean. Although I have seen just as beautiful for free and not as hot. It was 107! When I called to notify them that someone siphoned gas which we have just filled up the woman was extremely... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We visited in May 2015. There is a small admission fee ( $8 per person? ) . We took the " Palm Canyon" hike which was such a pleasant surprise. Giant palm trees shading a path, with little springs, and great formations and rocks. We never expected to find this hike in Palm Springs and an easy 1-1/2 hike, great... More 

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Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great hike- easy going yet beautiful. fairly busy and very warm, take water and go early in warm weather.The landscape and vegetation were really unusual and well worth the entrance fee.

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Calgary, AB, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

WE did several hikes here. It does cost to enter ($9 each I think) but trails are well maintained. Palm Canyons are lovely.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

There are numerous trails and scenic vistas in this area. It is very hot so be sure to bring plenty of water. There is a souvenir shop at one of the trailheads and park rangers eager to answer questions and make suggestions. The palm oasis is beautiful and the trail by the meandering stream is very nice as well. But... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Lucked out with the weather this last Memorial Day weekend as it was only in the low 80's. we headed out to the trails after 1pm and it was still doable. Just a great place to hike and be in a completely different landscape than any other hiking you may have done. There is shade from the palm trees but... More 

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Cathedral City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

There's a $9 entry fee for each individual (which came a s a surprise to everyone in our LARGE group!). I got in free with my VA card, but everyone else had to pay. Other than that small sore point, it was an enjoyable hike past an oasis of palm trees culminating in a waterfall. A word of caution, don't... More 

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Address: Address: 38500 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264
Phone Number: (760) 323-6018
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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