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Palm Canyon

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Address: Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number: 800/790-3398
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Read about this in the tour book and wasn't sure what to expect. It looks like a moonscape driving in but once you get to the canyon, it was amazing. I'm from the east coast and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Cindy M
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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Read about this in the tour book and wasn't sure what to expect. It looks like a moonscape driving in but once you get to the canyon, it was amazing. I'm from the east coast and this whole desert thing is so fascinating to me. We walked a little over a mile into Palm canyon before turning around and then... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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484 reviews
153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Again, this is simply a beautiful place to relax and take in what nature has to offer. Worth a visit!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a few spots here that I would call perfect. Desert landscapes are beautiful for there shape edges and the Palm Canyon area provided just what I was hoping to experience.

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Chicago, Illinois
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231 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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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95 reviews
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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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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 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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102 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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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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