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Tahquitz Canyon

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Address: 500 W Mesquite Ave, Palm Springs, CA 92264-8391
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+1 760-416-7044
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Just right size Canyon for a family afternoon hike

This canyon is somewhat limited in size - I had expected more trails and area to hike in, but the self enclosed 2 mile loop with the waterfall at the top of the loop/canyon was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This canyon is somewhat limited in size - I had expected more trails and area to hike in, but the self enclosed 2 mile loop with the waterfall at the top of the loop/canyon was just right for a family hike. Medium/easy in difficulty, it was just right for all our family members. 100% recommend doing the Ranger-led hike -... More 

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Vancouver, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We started our day with a trip to Moorten Gardens but as luck would have it, they were closed. We spontaneously decided to drive over to Tahquitz Canyon, just a mile away. We were five minutes into our walk when we come upon a Ranger tour and asked if we could join in. The ranger, Mike, whose Indian name is... More 

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La Mesa, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's only a two mile hike, but it takes you into the canyon at the base of the mountains and a lovely waterfall reward at the end. Check out the history of the place. It's interesting!

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful area with a vistors center and hand out material. Self guided trails take you to photo opportunities galore. Be sure to take a picknic lunch with you.

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phoenix
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hiking venue that is right next to downtown PS. Because it is tribal land there is a small admission fee ($12.50 per adult, with a discount if you bring a brochure found in most hotel lobbies). The main hike is about an hour long to a specular waterfall. The San Jacinto mountains had earlier snow so the... More 

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White Salmon, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Plan to visit this special Indian place when the crowds are few and it will be a very enchanting experience. Spring is really nice when the flowers are blooming and hummingbirds are out but watch for rattlesnakes. They are plentiful here.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a good place to go hiking. It has 3 different water falls after you make your way up into the bottom base of the canyon.The views are really nice from various places and can be a easy hike as well as challenge some for those who wish to climb up to the higher falls. They are strict... More 

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Hood River, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most sacred canyons in the US. If you like Indian sacred areas this is a must. Take you time, Quiet your mind and let the Canyon talk to you. You will be amazed and what you see and feet if you just take the time to be one with this canyon. The legend written it only one... More 

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San Diego
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is good introductory hike with a beautiful waterfall. It was short and I am sure there are just as good if not better FREE Trails in the area.

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New Year's Day - I took my wife and 2 friends from Cardiff up to the canyons for their 1st time. I have been coming here since before it was a tourist attraction in the 50's and 60's... nuff said. Easy hike, great falls at the end with all the recent rain and snow pack..go NOW!

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