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Tahquitz Canyon

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Address: 500 West Mesquite, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone Number: 760 416 7044
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Activities: Horseback riding, Hiking

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Definitely Worth the Visit

We took a guided tour of the canyon whilst on vacation in the area. So glad we did. Our guide was excellent and we enjoyed the whole experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Tampa, Florida, United States

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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219 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We took a guided tour of the canyon whilst on vacation in the area. So glad we did. Our guide was excellent and we enjoyed the whole experience.

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Coronado, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Some of the movie theatres are on Tahquitz Canyon. It's a long walk from Palm Canyon especially if it is a hot day in Palm Springs

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

5 dollars per adult, short hike up to the waterfall where you can swim and then back down. Enjoyed the hike very much but didn't like the person at reception. Very uncooperative and when asking to pay on debit card insisted on photo ID (in all other places we have visited have never been asked for this before) which I... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

beautiful hikes and easy access from Palm Springs via the exciting Tram. Dinner and drinks at the top with great views.

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Tahquitz Canyon is one of the most beautiful spots in Palm Springs. There are hiking trails, water streams, picnic tables and the largest concentration of Palm Trees in the world…..over 3,000. There is a fee to enter the canyon. You need to get there by car.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I was nervous about going on this hike alone but when I arrived there were other people going out at the same time. The hike was fairly easy and had a beautiful waterfall at the end. You could hang out there go in the water or rest up for the return. The views from different areas of the hike were... More 

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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Take the Ranger guilder tour. It's the same price as the entrance. Just call ahead. the guide I had was wonderful, experienced, and knew the Canyon inside and out. The Tahquitz Canyon Trail is a two mile loop trail which leads to Tahquitz Falls and back. Be aware that the trail is steep and rocky with many rocks steps to... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I tried once before to come here but it was closing time. I didn't remember what road it was off of so I googled. I thought Tahquitz but it is Mesquite. I was afraid one bottle of water would be too little but I survived. Next time big bottle of water. It was a good experience and the visitor center... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Palm Springs is all about the fabulous 60's mod culture; want to venture out into the wild? visit this wonderful canyon. Beginner friendly this walk only takes 1.5Hrs (Roundtrip) & as a cherry on top the waterfall although not majestic is a beautiful stop before returning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Well, but worth it. There is a small waterfalls at the end of the trail which is your prize for making it that far. They have walking sticks that they lend you and which helps a lot considering the uneven terrain that you have to traverse.

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