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Agua Caliente Indian Canyons

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Address: S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA
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Considered sacred to the Cahuilla Indians and of historical importance to...

Considered sacred to the Cahuilla Indians and of historical importance to scientists and nature lovers, these canyons provide a range of outdoor recreational activities for visitors.

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Indian Canyons by Jeep plus Hiking Tour from Palm Springs
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natural springs in the desert

These natural springs have been here for 100's of years and have been known to have hidden hot springs with in the are too. its a nice relaxing place to go for a casual walk ad... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

These natural springs have been here for 100's of years and have been known to have hidden hot springs with in the are too. its a nice relaxing place to go for a casual walk ad get away from the city life for a while.

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Port Moody, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting to see such a lush little oasis in the desert. Much seems to fed by underground springs. rocky climb down into the canyon from the visitor centre. I would wear good hiking type shoes. Apparently there may be a few rattlesnake in the area so stay on the paths and keep your ears open. I will visit again... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great for summer or winter hikes. Always bring extra water since there are various trail lengths to choose from.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Indian Canyons is a short drive from Palm Springs and has much to see. I am guessing most people have never seen anything like it. We saw amazing Palm forests, hiking trails from easy to difficult, some shade and some sun. The entry fee is very reasonable and even the food and water at the gift shop are way less... More 

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Papillion, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

It's hard to imagine that up in these canyons there are places of such beauty. The natural Springs feed water into a really nice stream surrounded by palm trees. There are miles of hiking trails - choose which length and difficulty to like. The trading post is staffed by friendly people and lots of Native American gifts.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Entrance fee of $9 allows you access to 3 different canyons. Each has character of their own and a variety of difficulty of trails. The trading post has feeders for hummingbirds. They can and will approach you and peck at some things like glasses (or maybe warning you to back away).

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Woodland Hills, CA 91367
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Wonderful for viewing and hiking. We brought our lunch with a blanket and sat and enjoyed the quite . What a wonderful place to visit and so close to Los Angeles.

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Port Moody, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This was my fifth visit to the Indian Canyons and third to Andreas Canyon, my favourite. A stream runs down the length of the canyon and palm trees crowd around the edge. The one mile loop is an ideal hike, though it is not accessible for those with mobility challenges. On the north side of the stream, fantastic rock formations... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This park really confused me since it is owned by the Indians, but I didn't see a single Indian working here. Nor did the woman at the entrance even know how to pronounce Agua Caliente. It really was the strangest thing. Andreas was a 1/2 mile loop, which takes about 30 minutes. My advice is this: hike the first half... More 

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

There are several different trails once you get through the access point and onto the controlled Agua Caliente reservation lands. There are other TA attractions that detail some of these trails or there are reviews here, too, but first you pass through a gated pike like you'd find at most state parks where you pay your $9 fee for continued... More 

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