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Trail Discovery Hiking Tours

Palm Springs Ca, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92263-0554
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Highlight of our Palm Springs vacation!

Scott did an absolutely amazing job at showing us Joshua Tree National Park. We booked a 7-hour... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
kimberly2340
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Atlanta, Georgia
SUPERBE RANDONNEE DANS LES INDIANS CANYONS

My son aged 17 and I, had a great time hiking in the Indian Canyons with our guide Scott... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
CarlotaM92
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Paris, France
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Providing magical hiking & walking wilderness experiences. Allow yourself to re-connect with nature and the peacefulness within. Joshua Tree NP, Indian Canyons, San Andreas fault, San Jacinto State park, all just waiting for you to Discover! 20 years of professionally guided trips in the deserts, mountains & canyons in Palm Springs, Ca. We guarantee a great experience! We provide entry fees, bottled water, hip-packs, snacks & lots of info on plants, animals, geography & Native American history. Tours rates from $75 - $150 / per., and can range from a couple easy miles of walking, to 10+ miles to local summits.
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Palm Springs Ca, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92263-0554

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Scott did an absolutely amazing job at showing us Joshua Tree National Park. We booked a 7-hour trip starting early in the morning. While we were a bit hesitant about the early morning, it allowed us to get a jump start on the morning and...More

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Scott S, Owner at Trail Discovery Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Hi Kim, Thanks for taking the time to write this very nice review. It was a pleasure taking the 2 of you, (& the others), into southern California's Nat'l park. Working around the crowds during the holidays can be challenging. Hope you have another opportunity...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

My son aged 17 and I, had a great time hiking in the Indian Canyons with our guide Scott. Everything was perfectly organised (water, hip packs, cereal bars...) and we even had a Rosy Boa to welcome us on our way ! Scott is very...More

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Scott S, Owner at Trail Discovery Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi Carole, I really appreciate taking the time to post this review. It was great to take the two of you on our Indian Canyons tour. Finding the Rosy Boa (snake), right in the beginning, set the stage for a fun hike. Great that your...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a day we had with Cutler! Educational informative and full of energy our hiking guide was amazing. Our adventure through Indian Canyon was awesome. Cutlers entire hike was fascinating since we are not familiar with this difficult terrain being from the home of...More

Thank Julie G
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Scott S, Owner at Trail Discovery Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Hi Julie, Thank you for this thoughtful review of Trail Discovery & Cutler, one of our best. It's always rewarding for us to hear that we've made a difference in our guests desert stay. Look forward to more fun exploration, if you visit Palm Springs...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Scott was an excellent tour guide because he allows tourists to immerse themselves within the environments he takes them to. I have been to the Indian Canyons once before with my family, but I wasn't aware of certain plants and animals living in the area....More

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Scott S, Owner at Trail Discovery Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Hi Michele, Thank you for this great review, much appreciated & I'm happy you were able to get a lot more from your experience this time around in Indian Canyons. Happy New Year! Scott

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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Scott took our family on an awesome hike of this geologically interesting area of the Coachella Valley area. We were blown away at every turn by the unique formations created by the land from slot canyons in Ladder Canyon which were other worldly to the...More

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Scott S, Owner at Trail Discovery Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2016

Hi Janna (& kids!), thank you for posting this informative & thoughtful review. It's always a real pleasure taking guests to areas that they really enjoy & appreciate. With your interest in geology & seismic activity, I'm glad you were able to experience this amazing...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Scott created an experience that met all our needs: unique desert vistas, colourful commentary on local flora and fauna, the best routes to avoid crowds, and a pace suited to our level/restrictions. He created great rapport with our group of three, supplied us with plentiful...More

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Scott S, Owner at Trail Discovery Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Hello Iris, I appreciate you posting this review for us here at Trail Discovery. It was our pleasure to provide you family with a fun & interesting tour of the Indian Canyons. I hope your upcoming journeys prove to be great & educational adventures, as...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

My family and I did two days of hiking with Scott (in Joshua Tree NP and around Palm Springs), and could not have asked for a better guide. He is such a genuine, smart, fun guy, who knows this area and these trails like the...More

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Scott S, Owner at Trail Discovery Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Hi Chrissy, thanks so much for taking the time to post this review. I really enjoyed the hikes we did with your family, and it's always a pleasure to spend quality time in nature with those that are really into it. We look forward to...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Our group had a fantastic hiking adventure. Scott is an amazing guide and storyteller. He showed us the most beautiful sites at Joshua Tree and all the detail around them. Highly recommended!More

Thank Barry E
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Scott S, Owner at Trail Discovery Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Hi Barry, Thanks for taking the time to post this nice review. I really enjoyed spending the day with you & your friends (& dog!). It was also fun to make the quick stop at Pioneertown as well. Look forward to showing you another magical...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

A friend and I hired Scott to guide us through Joshua Tree national park. We had an awesome day, exploring on and off trails, seeing both the popular highlights and parts of the park few would get to see. Would highly recommend Scott and Trail...More

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Scott S, Owner at Trail Discovery Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Thanks a bunch Rosalie & Rosie, for taking the time to write this kind review. It was a pleasure to take you two into Joshua Tree Nat'l park and enjoy a couple great hikes. Was also nice that we had so few people in the...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This past week, my husband and 19 year old son hiked with Scott - I had found him online and really hoped they would enjoy it as we're not local and on vacation. Scott took them on a terrific, enjoyable hike, answered all questions, and...More

Thank Barb S
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Scott S, Owner at Trail Discovery Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Hi Barb, Thanks a bunch for taking the time to write a great review for us. It was fun taking Mark & Nathan on a cool, refreshing hike in the forest above the Palm Springs Aerial tram. We're fortunately to have this cool escape during...More

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