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Palm Canyon

Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
+1 800-790-3398
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An unbelievable Palm oasis

Stepping into a palm tree oasis, imagining what it may have been like 400 years ago, makes this... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Greg L
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Maui
Must do at least once

For sure visit at least once. The contrast and history with the desert is amazing. Out house... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
glass_half_full_10
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Irvine, California
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“trading post” (24 reviews)
“an oasis” (10 reviews)
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Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
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+1 800-790-3398
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Stepping into a palm tree oasis, imagining what it may have been like 400 years ago, makes this trek spectacular. Not a hard hike, do the loop from the trading post, come back in Victor trail. Early morning start keeps you clear of the folks...More

2  Thank Greg L
Reviewed 8 May 2017

For sure visit at least once. The contrast and history with the desert is amazing. Out house facilities suck but hold your breathe.

1  Thank glass_half_full_10
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We didnt have much time in Palm Springs and having visited the excellent aviation museum, and the frankly dissapointing town we had a day or so to make the most of. After a bit of research we decided to make our way up to the...More

1  Thank Me_n_my_rucksack
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We go here every time we come to Palm Springs. Very good. Lots of trails and clean. WE always get a sandwich at our nearby deli and a bottle of wine and have a picnic here. Well worth it.

2  Thank Caribbean5
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We read previous reviews and decided to go there to walk to the waterfalls. After the falls, we looked down into the palm canyon and thought we'd hike down. So glad we did!!! I had never been to a true oasis and this was gorgeous!...More

1  Thank 3trvlrs
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Well worth the $9 admission ... a true Oasis experience... Very popular Note: there are actually 3 canyons in the Indian Canyon area: Palm, Andreas, and Murray. Palm is the most visited and has the Trading Post. Parking can be tough if it is busy,...More

1  Thank Chuck2010
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Probably the best attraction of the unique Indian Caverns. We are talking about a perfect blend of hiking, walking, scenery, pictures, picniking. The trails are impeccably maintained & the main (easy) trail leads you right down to the floor of the canyon. It is for...More

1  Thank EMK260
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We spent a few hours walking around on a couple different trails. The palm oasis area was particularly interesting since neither of us had seen a oasis. Very nice trails -- some more difficult than we could handle.

1  Thank Pip18Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Whenever we get to the area, we hit this up for a day of hiking. Yes, it costs to get in, but seeing the natural palm canyons hidden in the desert is worth it. All level of hiking available, and depending on the time of...More

2  Thank Art C
Reviewed 12 November 2016

OMG I love this place!!! Perfect for hiking, hanging out with friends, everything you can think of. Great view from up high, and it is just awesome! Must see!!!

2  Thank phillydel86
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Ranjana j
17 May 2016|
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Response from Denise V | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know, we use timeshare trades or VRBO (vacation rental by owner) for our stays of a week at a time. Maybe VRBO or air B&B?
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Ron B
28 May 2015|
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Response from BellevueRoberta | Reviewed this property |
From the downtown area of Palm Springs, just go south on S. Palm Canyon Drive until you get to Indian Canyons- follow the signs. It's probably a 10-to-15-minute drive. I think there are brochures in town with directions, or... More
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