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Palm Canyon Trail

Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
+1 760-323-6018
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Anza-Borrego State Park, Palm Canyon Trail

This state park is located about one hour south of Palm Springs near Borrego Springs. The unique... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Vancouver, Washington
Great Hike in Shady Scenery

We loved hiking this trail. It's a little longer than we wanted to go that day, so we turned around... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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This moderate-to-strenuous hiking trail has an elevation gain of 1,165 feet.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“per adult” (3 reviews)
“palm oasis” (4 reviews)
“great hike” (3 reviews)
Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
+1 760-323-6018
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This state park is located about one hour south of Palm Springs near Borrego Springs. The unique feature of this three mile (out and back) trail is that it scrambles up a huge wash that flooded in 2005 washing hundreds of large Palm trunks down...More

Thank kumtux
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We loved hiking this trail. It's a little longer than we wanted to go that day, so we turned around before the end. Crossing the steam leads you to a different view of granite rocks that is worth seeing. I saw several people turning around...More

Thank KatWat39
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This trail is part of the Indian Canyon tribal park. Although it holds a huge population of the California Palm, many of those trees are damaged by an old fire and the old fronds are piled along the trail.

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We headed out towards the stone pools. Never did make it as we mistook a dry creek bed as the trail and got off course; very few signs. None the less we had a great 4 hour hike. The palm trees make up the first...More

Thank Jody N
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great hike!!!! We had beautiful weather and the scenery is breath taking!!!! i would highly recommend for families.

Thank kcdf
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We did the palm canyon hike in late March, 2017 and really enjoyed it (kids are 11, 14, 17). Palms, stone pools, and beautiful views throughout the hike. I was hoping it was $9 for the entire car, but it is $9 per adult, $7...More

2  Thank Algonquin1296
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My son and I spent a couple of days in the canyons relaxing during his spring break and enjoyed every minute of it. The region has enjoyed some significant rainfall recently which has filled the normally quiet waterways and sprinkled green across the arid landscape....More

Thank Shangiraq
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The Indian Canyons are all beautiful. The trails are all clearly marked, but it's always good to check with the ranger & inquire about difficulty levels. The Palm Canyon trail drops down into a beautiful fan palm oasis and continues along the creek for a...More

1  Thank LindaLee50
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Palm Canyon is one of the 3 canyons of Indian Canyons. It is the most visited and may be most scenic. Admission to Indian Canyons is $9 per adult. Roads are well marked and lead to all 3 canyons. Palm Canyon has a trading post...More

Thank Chuck2010
Reviewed 4 January 2017

There are beautiful views starting with the parking lot! We were there on a cool day and couldn't have been happier....we did the 3 mile version and loved the varying views of the oases and the mountains. Even saw a Barrego up on the hillside...More

Thank Peter M
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20 September 2015|
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Public park prey pets friendly