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Agua Caliente Indian Canyons

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Address: S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA
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Considered sacred to the Cahuilla Indians and of historical importance to...

Considered sacred to the Cahuilla Indians and of historical importance to scientists and nature lovers, these canyons provide a range of outdoor recreational activities for visitors.

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Oasis

We went to the Andreas Canyon parking lot, thinking to see the pictographs and ancient rock dwelling. The literature we had must have been old, because we were told that the rock... read more

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Urbana, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Andreas Canyon parking lot, thinking to see the pictographs and ancient rock dwelling. The literature we had must have been old, because we were told that the rock was sacred and we were not to walk up there to take a look. That was a disappointment. The parking lot is in an oasis, so even if... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the Andreas Loop which took ~45 minutes including several stops to enjoy the view. Almost the entire hike is exposed, so if the sun is out (which is most of the time considering this is the desert) you will need hat, lotion and water. Relatively kid friendly. A nicer stroll, particularly if you have children is the Palm... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go early in the morning because it gets hot. Half of the loop is shaded and the other is not. Take water with you. Wear the right shoes because it has some rugged spots. It is really spectacular to see these giant palm trees in the middle of a rocky, desert landscape. They are fed by a creek. Very worthwhile.

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Addison, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I think about Palm Springs, I think of the desert. However, when I noticed the streams running through Agua Caliente, I knew we had to hike that area. My wife and I enjoy leisure hiking and this location gives it to you. We didn't realize how many trails were available. Whether you are a serious hiker or novice walker... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had never been here because of the entrance fee but I regret being so cheap now. What a beautiful place! I want to go back again and again.

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Hinton, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place, the trails, flowing water, palm trees, so beautiful and amazing. Can get a little crowed on the trails on weekends though.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great time hiking in the spring. There are several trails the cross each other to make it a fun experience. Most of them sourounding the spring creek bed. There are plenty of animals to see and beautiful panoramic views. A touch of a cardio adventure!

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Fairport, New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did a canyon to canyon ride thru Agua Caliente Reservation - spectacular scenery. Hot but really didnt notice it on horseback.

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Thank Martha K
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

A nice walk around rocks, a babbling brook with desert flora and fauna. It is worth the drive and $ 30 admission.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a wondrous hike. Easy and interesting! Enter a world of Palms in the desert. I felt like I'd gone into another world. Magical.

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