We stayed in Palm Springs during Spring Break and it was by far the best Hike of all. The Canyon is situated about 45 miles south east of PS. When you get to the Canyon road, you will drive about 3 miles on dirt and sand. We had a Kia Soul and we made it without much trouble. It took us about 1 hour to get to the top of the Canyon (about 2 miles). You have to climb about 4 or 5 ladders. I have to say I was worried at first as my kids are 6 and 8 years old. We took our time and enjoyed very much the hike. We came back the same way we went up. You can actually do a loop around but it is another 4 miles. Coming down was a little more challenging. It is pretty steep to go down those ladders so be extra careful. Again, my kids have been on hike so many times they know what to do and can handle 4- 5 miles without any trouble. I would not recommend this hike with children less than 8.