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“Kids love this hike” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tahquitz Canyon

Tahquitz Canyon
500 West Mesquite, Palm Springs, CA 92262
760 416 7044
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Ranked #16 of 100 things to do in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Horseback riding, Hiking
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“Kids love this hike”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

It's a hike and a scavenger hunt mixed together. The person at check in gives you a map with symbols for the kids to find throughout the hike. At each symbol there is an explanation of the significance. It keeps the kids entertained and they don't realize how far they have hiked. Our family loves it. Although it is a bit pricey, at $12.50 for an adult and $6.00 for kids.

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“Pretty Waterfall, Do-able Hike”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I would've enjoyed the hike a little more if it hadn't cost $12.50 to do it. However, it was a nice hike, not too rigorous or steep. There are lots of stone steps just as you're nearing Tahquitz Falls. They don't let you do the hike without water, which is good because there is pretty much no shade until you get to the falls. The paths are well-maintained, but beware of rattle snakes. I encountered 3 during the hike. They were all just off the sides of the trail, and didn't really seem to pose any danger as people pretty much left them alone.

Visited March 2014
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Calgary, Canada
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“Nice course, good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Not a bad course for the money. Good staff, good location, and not too difficult but certainly challenging enough.

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Simi Valley, California
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“Family Hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

about 2 mile hike, beautiful, away from city, quiet and beautiful water fall, beautiful views, worth it, and educational.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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“Beautiful, easy, worthwhile hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Warm welcome from the park guide and a lovely (and easily done) walk. It took us an hour to up and back on the loop, through the guide suggested it would take 90 minutes. We even stopped for water and a rest midway. Well worth the fee to enter even though there are plenty of free hikes to do in the valley

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