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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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Waterfall at the end!

This was a lovely hike. the small stream provided some cool breeze during the walk. There's a small waterfall at the end where you can wet your feet. We didn't get in because... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Long Beach, California
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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This was a lovely hike. the small stream provided some cool breeze during the walk. There's a small waterfall at the end where you can wet your feet. We didn't get in because there was alot of people/kids, plus it's a bit muddy, and we didn't bring anything to clean up afterwards. My kids loved the hike.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Fairly easy hike with the refreshing falls midway through. Visitor's Center provided free walking sticks - not totally necessary but nice to have. Saved $2.50 off $12.50 fee with brochure from hotel.

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Menifee, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We love this place and have been going there for years...can't say enough Disaree and Freiderich, the owners are the best. The food is great and have never had a bad meal there. Love the bottom-less champagne for $3.95. The servers are all the best they have enthusiasm and really know what great service is. We go there at least... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

A beautiful , well-maintained trail. It takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete. Don't miss this activity.

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Manitoba, Canada
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Tahquitz Canyon is a nice short hike for people of all ages. It is a two mile loop with a waterfall and some nice views of the city below. We did this hike in February when things were fairly dry so there wasn't a lot of water running from the falls, but they were still flowing. Made for some nice... More 

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Sebastopol, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is such a beautiful place. Do the loop hike to the waterfall. Wonderful. And the visitor center is a retro little building set atop the hill. Super friendly staff.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We did this hike in early April. We didn't get started until 11:30am so it was hot but thankfully we cooled off in the waterfall. Entrance fee is a little high at $12.50. There is a gift shop and bathrooms which is nice. We didn't realize the walking sticks were free to use and they would have been nice to... More 

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Vancouver
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We went early one morning to avoid the heat, and were lucky enough to be able to join a ranger, Mike, on the walk. With frequent stops to learn the history and examine a variety of sites and plants, it was not a strenuous hike, but we still got our exercise. The turnaround spot has a lovely waterfall with both... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This canyon has no palms, but phew what a great little hike, loads of small lizards, and a snake, and the bonus of the waterfall in flow at the turnaround is just sweet. The hike is not hard, but there are a few steps. Parking is great on a tarmacked area, and entrance is through the visitor centre. Take time... More 

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Mission, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

shorter hike,just under 2 miles return. The hike is short but there are lots of steps(high) up and down. We definitely needed our walking poles here.there is a loupe trail where you go in one way ,cross creek at waterfalls and go back on a different trail. Very scenic with a good trail end,the waterfalls. Thought $12.50 per adult was... More 

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