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Palm Canyon

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Address: Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number: 800/790-3398
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We walked through this place this morning with awe. What a magnificent place. Even in the heat of the summer, the place speaks of history and pre-history.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2016
Terence B
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We walked through this place this morning with awe. What a magnificent place. Even in the heat of the summer, the place speaks of history and pre-history.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

this place is an oasis in the middle of the desert and has a very special vibe that makes you feed good at the minute you enter it

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Florida, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Whether you have all day or an hour - Palm Canyon has something for everyone - The first trail is the shortest - .75 mile - and very picturesque - at the first parking lot - the cool refreshing breeze and the singing mountain stream great you - the boulders pictured in the review stand out against the clear blue... More 

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

If you don't play golf or tennis, the Palm Springs area may bore you. We looked for interesting sights to tour, and this oasis was worth the $9 entrance fee. The palm forest protects you from the heat, and we enjoyed the experience. Many of the trails seem to lead you to dry, exposed areas of the desert, so we... More 

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Northern California
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201 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

This oasis is on an Indian reservation (Agua Caliente of the Cahuilla Indians) in glitzy Palm Springs. The oasis area is actually far away from downtown or any human activity. It is different from other oases anywhere in the CA desert in that the water comes up from deep under the earth (geothermal) rather than as the result of mountain... More 

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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Palm Canyon is inside the Agua Caliente Indian Canyons along with Murray Canyon and Andreas Canyon. There is a fee per person to enter. We were looking forward to experiencing the fan palms and boy did they not disappoint. There is a nice trading post at the entrance to the trail. You then descend a pathway to the bottom where... More 

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Don't be put off by the steep trail down to the canyon. It's an easy walk (even small children were doing it) and the end result is worth it. The river at the bottom of the canyon is surrounded by beautiful, huge palms and makes a great picnic spot (picnic tables are even available for you). The trails are well... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

This place is scenic and there r many trails. You can choose where u wanto explore and very quiet. It's a good place to visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Informative and friendly Ranger, well kept up trails, impressive setting. Port-o-potties but they're well maintained. Great place to find shade and a breeze on a hot day.

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On Da Road
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We went when the brittle bush was in full bloom. Absolutely beautiful! the walk down in to the canyon under the palms was so nice. Not as bad of a trek down or up as it looks!

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