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Indian Canyons

38500 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264
(760) 323-6018
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Ranked #5 of 64 attractions in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Ancient Ruins, Canyons
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Palm Springs, California
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120 reviews 120 reviews
18 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This is a great place to go and hike. There are many miles of trails. The trails are well maintained and marked very good. It is nice to be in the palm trees and walking around the streams.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

you know what : don't visit it. The best way to protect this beautifull canyon. Loved it !!!! (both moderate hiking trails and more challenging trails are available. Make sure to bring enough water)

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Palm Springs, California
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128 reviews 128 reviews
22 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was where the indians lived many moons ago. The canyon goes back into the mountain a few miles and is chock full of palm trees along a running stream. Beautiful place. Bring your picnic lunch and walking shoes and enjoy an afternoon in nature

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I love the Indian Canyons for hiking. They are a great way to explore the dessert. You cross a creek several times in the beginning of the hike. This canyon has the largest concentration of Fan Palm Trees in California. Be sure to leave by 4:30 as this is private tribal land.

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Los Angeles, Ca
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The place is beautiful. Although I didn't do the hikes and trails, I plan on returning with proper shoes and enjoying the hikes.

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Quebec, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Went today, and the entire site is closed, no signs giving any clue as to when it will be open. Don't waste your time! Probably too hot and/or open only on the week-end during summer

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Interesting Indian run reservation Worth a look, but be careful of opening hours and also drive carefully through the gorge to the rest stops

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Abbotsford, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

It was hot (June) so we were advised to limit our visit to the Andreas Canyon which is the only one with any vegetation at that time of year. Beautiful oasis. Running creek, lots of palms, beautiful rock formations. So glad we took the time to visit.

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Kent, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My wife and I hiked two different routes in the Indian Canyons. One was a smaller route around an oasis, and the other was an in and out venture to see a small waterfall. There seem to be routes for different ranges of ability, so families could enjoy this place as well. There were a ton of hummingbirds near the... More

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Kyrenia, Cyprus
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4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The visitor centre people, as usual know their stuff. We decided on a self guided tour because we it was really hot and we thought the ranger led tour of 3.5 hours would be too long. But we ended up staying longer!!!!

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