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Tahquitz Canyon

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Beautiful hike. Great for all ages and abilities.

Tahquitz is a great hike for all ages and you can do it in an hour. A guide is available to offer... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lori S
Calgary, Canada
Nice hike, but cost a bit steep

Might have been worth the price if there was a waterfall, which they did warn us that it was not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Laura A
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tahquitz is a great hike for all ages and you can do it in an hour. A guide is available to offer information as well.

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Might have been worth the price if there was a waterfall, which they did warn us that it was not flowing. If you don't mind the cost, it is a beautiful, short hike (even without the waterfall).

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the rather steep entrance fee ($12 adults, $6 children) this is a perfect 2 mile hike to get your blood pumping. The trail is located on Agua Caliente Indian land and the Nation controls access and maintenance of the trail. At the top of...More

Thank LightPro
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great shorter hike if you don't have much time. You see amazing rocks and hike up quite high for some amazing photos. Worth the trip and by all means see the video before you go hiking. It gives a great explanation of...More

Thank CAMellon
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My kids love this! No matter how hot it is, there's always a shady hike and a waterfall to cool off in! Well worth the small fee.

3  Thank samanddan42
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We might just be salty because we went at the hottest part of the day... but neither of us thought the waterfall was THAT exciting. The hike was fairly strenuous and there was no overhead cover. We definitely recommend dressing for the weather (which we...More

3  Thank The_Sharks88
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This is a pretty little hike with some nice views. Pretty easy terrain if you’re a hiker and definitely doable for inexperienced hikers. Well worth the $5 entry. Nice way to start the day.

Thank 17sm06
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Mildly interesting. Tough walk. Would be much cooler (both temperature and visually) if you go in March. I would do it again but my wife told me I should have a good time when i go!

2  Thank rndyoung
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Don't miss this lovely trail, a really pleasant loop walk to a beautiful waterfall. The visitor centre is excellent with a film (played on request) about the history of the Canyon through the eyes of the native Americans, small gift shop, clean restrooms and water...More

1  Thank Nicky L
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We've been here for holidays with kids. It was a cool walk with the reward of the beautiful waterfall at the end. The water is super freezing but if you're courageous you can refresh your legs until the Bally ;)

1  Thank Julien R
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Ronnie W
22 June 2018|
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Response from Dafer55 | Reviewed this property |
I got service heading down from the waterfall. Have Sprint. Was surprised when my phone rang!
Susann S
9 March 2018|
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Response from ShifraToronto | Reviewed this property |
I found this question strange because when I was at Tahquitz Canyon in early February, the teen-aged girl at the front desk was extremely nice. Rather than just taking our money--my companion had proffered his credit... More
Scot D
29 December 2017|
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Response from DEBRA S | Reviewed this property |
I did not see anyone with alcohol.