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Tahquitz Canyon

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Address: 500 West Mesquite, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone Number: 760 416 7044
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the amazing views you see when you are out there hiking in the beautiful mountain hills with creeks and rivers and beautiful rocks and local flowers

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
amyleachman
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

the amazing views you see when you are out there hiking in the beautiful mountain hills with creeks and rivers and beautiful rocks and local flowers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trail. nature is everywhere. You can meet mouflon. and a delightful happy ending with the cascade. Palm Springs offers so many trails to enjoy view and wildlife. Tahquitz Canyon is one of the best.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely short walk up to waterfall and back. Approx 2 miles return. Go early in the morning as even the gentle climb can be exhausting in the heat.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for the early morning Ranger led hike. Even though it was warming up quickly, had great time and beat the mid day heat. The knowledgeable Ranger shared the secrets of the Canyon, and made the hike much more interesting. Would definitely a tell do it again

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relatively easy 2 mile round trip hike. Elevation gain is only 318ft. The falls and swimming hole is 1 mile in and is the turn around point. Wear a bathing suit under your cloths. Bring a camera. Hike is easy enough with kids 6 and up. $5 -$10 entrance fee depending on the season. Well worth the price of admission.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my two daughters 12 & 15 on ranger led hike; we all agreed it was so much fun. Ranger Ralph was great & we learned a lot about the history of canyon & people. Hike was not strenuous, it is hot but the 8am time helped. It is a beautiful area, is well taken care of - I highly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a beautiful place to hike through! 3 levels of waterfalls, and a bubbly huge stream that goes down through the mountain. I have seen people go swimming at the 1st waterfall when it was allowed. Now the Indians charge money to visit the Tahquitz Canyon. In the 80's it was free. It was very peaceful when we went... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommended. Some challenging routes worth the hike. Great views of the Valley. Palm trees in the middle of dry land, just beautiful.

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing Visitor Center at Taquitz Canyon. So friendly and knowledgeable, and a great way to learn about the Cahuilla Indians and their history!

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

As a local have been here many times. Love the stream and waterfall. A scene from Lost Horizon movie filmed here about the fabled (or real) Shangri La. Just GO!

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