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Indian Canyons

38500 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264
(760) 323-6018
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$125*
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96%
Ranked #3 of 46 Attractions in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Canyons, Outdoors
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Canyons, Outdoors
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Leighton Buzzard
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

The visitor centre off Mesquite has helpfulk exhibits, and there is a 2 hour guided tour by a guide who is very knowledgeably botanically, and ok on geology.The walk is not arduous, and well worthwhile. When you pay, you get a bracelet that gives you discount on the other Indian Canyons up South Palm Canyon Drive, about 4 miles away.... More 

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Orange County, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Absolutely beautiful, peaceful, and quite nature hike. As a native of California I was rather surprised to learn that there really is such thing as a native (no pun intended) palm tree. Bring your camera and your water bottle. Keep an eye out for the abundant wildlife too. During our walk, a Tarantula Hawk walked across our path. It's an... More 

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Pitt Meadows, British Columbia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Like a plate of French pastry choices, the Andreas walk/hike at Indian Canyons was like a choice of desert oasis desserts. Very close to varied shaped mountain cliffs, palm trees galore, and year round percolating running water streams.The batteries in both my wife's and my camera extinguished themselves because of our picture taking compulsions. The first and second half semi-circles... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Great hike, but really, I have yet to find a bad hike in Palm Springs. The trails are easy to follow, it's a moderate workout, a good one for newbies and experienced hikers alike.

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I did the hiking to see Seven Sisters Waterfall. End the trail no any sign talk about the Seven Sisters Waterfall. There are a big smooth rock block your way. Very nice trail with oasis, creek, and different formation rock. On our way back I did Coffman Trail then continue back to parking lot. It took me three hours include... More 

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Chicago
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16 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you want to experience an oasis in the desert there's a trail for you in Indian Canyon. Several trail choices and relatively easy ones for those who are looking for a leisurely walk.

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We did a hike through Palm Canyon and back around through Fern Canyon. It was amazing. Lots of hummingbirds and butterflies. The sun was pretty intense when the trail climbed out of the canyon. Make sure to wear a hat, sunscreen, and bring plenty of water. Well worth the $9.00 admission fee.

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Petaluma, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

After paying our $7 entry fee, we hiked Andreas Canyon which was flush with water after the recent rains. This is a nice 2 mile loop through amazing rock formations following a creek. We then went to Palm Canyon and did the Palm Canyon - Victor Loop, which was another 3 miles or so. The Victor Trail affords nice views... More 

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minnesota
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13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We did a great hike to the 7 sisters waterfall. Our map was not very good, so it took a lot longer than anticipated. This is considered an easy trail. I would hate to see Moderate or more! Bring plenty of water and a little trail mix or something. Took us a litlte over 2 hrs. Worth it. Scenic. $9/... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The Indian Canyons are beautiful...the natural beauty you only find in open spaces and protected places. Here you will find the 1st and 2nd largest natural palm oasis in North America. Andreas Canyon has a year around stream flowing from the mountains. Amazing outcroppings forced up on the fault line provide great photos ops. Cahuilla artifacts bring you back to... More 

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