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Painted Canyon

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Painted Canyon

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Explore Palm Springs and Indian Canyons by bike and on foot during a half-day tour from downtown Palm Springs. With guide, bike rental, and snacks included, it’s easy to discover one of southern California’s most scenic city and desert landscapes. You'll ride through Palm Springs on a 10-mile (17-km) loop to Indian Canyons, then hike in the canyon at a leisurely pace suitable for reasonably active people.
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We had fun with the mountains and the Painted Canyon. We could not climb them. However, they were special. They were really an attraction! When we drove, the road was sand with some pebbles. We were here on time. We enjoyed the sunset. Wow! A must see!
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Long drive in to the parking area on bumpy, dirt road. Took it very slow with the car. No bathrooms available once you get to parking area (there are bathrooms on the road on the way). From parking lot, head in and keep eyes peeled for big arrow pointing to the left. Also if
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The road to the trail parking lot is dirt so be prepared. The trail signage is poor so you might need to ask directions. We took one route that had 3-4 ladders that we had to climb. the ladders were less than 10 steps and in average to poor shape. The schutes, open paths, and
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We hiked the Painted Canyon trail in February. The road in is a bit of a challenge as it is a bad wash board type of road. Our Volvo got us in and out OK. We hiked clockwise. The trail follows a wash and after about 400 metres, you will see two large arrows in the sand made
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We planned on going out via the Ladders trail and returning by the Painted Canyon trail. But we missed the "arrow" made with rocks on the ground to catch the Ladders trail 5 minutes or so after you start on the main trail. So after going a ways out the Painted Canyon trail and
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