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Address: 500 West Mesquite, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone Number: 760 416 7044
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Horseback riding, Hiking

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GREAT PLACE TO HIKE

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Key West, Florida

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Key West, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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los angeles
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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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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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

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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Toronto, Canada
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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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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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Additional Information about Tahquitz Canyon

Address: Address: 500 West Mesquite, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone Number: 760 416 7044
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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