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Tahquitz Canyon

500 W Mesquite Ave, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-8391
+1 760-416-7044
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My wife and I enjoyed this hike on a early Sunday morning after breakfast. The price is $12.50 each... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Too hot to attempt during summer

Followed the GPS to Tahquitz Canyon. Felt that the signboard at the entrance was slightly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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500 W Mesquite Ave, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-8391
+1 760-416-7044
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed this hike on a early Sunday morning after breakfast. The price is $12.50 each was worth every penny we thought. Great 2 mike moderate trail up into this canyon. So much to see along the way with huge rock, canyon...More

Thank webb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Followed the GPS to Tahquitz Canyon. Felt that the signboard at the entrance was slightly misleading and we initially did not dare to drive in. After trying to locate another entrance, with no success, we asked around and were finally told to continue driving past...More

1  Thank dynamic14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this short hike before 10am to beat the heat. It was easy, and went along a little creek, in partial shade. At the end was a nice waterfall where you can wade into the water to cool off. Great surprise!

Thank minniemoo81
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a very nice and fairly easy hike. We encourage you to take this one early morning to enjoy a nicer weather and experience and avoid the heat which will automatically make it somewhat more strenuous. The canyon, the rocks and boulders are beautiful,...More

1  Thank GentleSol
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Hubby and I went for a day date here. Hiked the loop that wasn't too strenuous and played in the water on the hike back. We were wet to about knee high but it felt great!

Thank Katie T
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Such an inviting and interesting name for a golf course. Have to look it up and find out what it means. A challenge which caused my handicap to go up. Didn't like that but I did like the course and the test of my lack...More

Thank Goosemen
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is a perfect hike in many ways - it is a stone's throw from Palm Springs itself, only costs $5 to enter, a decent 1.5 mile loop with great views of the town, a lovely waterfall and hummingbirds darting overhead. There, I have reviewed...More

2  Thank Richie-In-Oxon
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A lite to moderate hike with cultural interruptive stops along the way. Beautiful water falls rewards at the end. Bring or wear your bathing suit and enjoy the refreshing pool with the falls cascading down to soothe your body.

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Enjoy an easy I think it's a mile hike up the canyon. Make sure you take advantage of the guide offered or you will miss a meaningful learning experience. Hike to the falls where you can cool off in the pools. Resident or tourist this...More

2  Thank Steve G
Reviewed 26 July 2017

we went in early spring & experienced full waterfall & was wonderful, went again middle of , waterfall was still there & flowing nicely, while pretty warm if you go early easy 1 mile hike each way well worth entrance price if waterfall is there.

Thank Ellen B
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14 April 2017|
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Response from montanacarole | Reviewed this property |
Not handicap accessible on the trail, but the visitors center is still worth going to!
22 March 2017|
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Response from Irish_Harry | Reviewed this property |
$12.50 for adults and $6.00 for children. Yes, it's an expensive hike!
Kelly M
14 July 2016|
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Response from jjluke | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, according to the site (search online for Tahquitz Canyon, should be one of the first ones on there), no pets are allowed on the tour. Please indicate if this was helpful in resolving your question so I can... More