Indian Canyons, Palm Springs

4.6
#1 of 20 in Parks in Palm Springs
Ruin · Canyon
Hike a riverbed to a palm oasis at , where the most popular trail runs through Andreas and Palm Canyon. At the end of the trail in Palm Canyon, lush greenery feeds off a desert stream. The boulders can make the trail challenging in places, but the reward is a cool, trickling brook and the shade of large palms. Remember to bring sunscreen, a hat, water, and sturdy hiking shoes. Purchase trail tickets for a reduced price at the visitor center near the Tram Road entrance. Make Indian Canyons a part of your Palm Springs vacation plans using our Palm Springs trip planner.
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  • The old course is rough but still enjoyable, the new course however is awesome. Twilight rates were good and easy to get a tee time  more »
  • We came here thinking we wanted to do Murray Canyon, but when we found out there wasn't any water (for the waterfall) we decided to do the shorter Andreas Canyon. Unbeknownst to us, even in the...  more »
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  • Fantastic scenery - palms, creeks and canyons. I can recommend the hike to Seven Sisters falls, easy with great views, you'll have to cross the creek several times over logs/rocks. The Palm Canyon at the end is also quite picturesque and very easy, don't necessarily follow up into the desert at the end of the canyon as there is little more there. Be aware that they close the place at 5pm so plan accordingly as you will have to be out by then if you don't want you car towed away.
  • Great family hike with 9 and 12 year old. We went an hour in to the sisters falls and an hour back. Easy hike and lots of fun crossing the creek many times. You gotta pay to get into the park, but great exercise.

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