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“Great short distance hike to a waterfall and small pool.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tahquitz Canyon

Tahquitz Canyon
Ranked #7 of 119 things to do in Palm Springs
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Irvine, California
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Great short distance hike to a waterfall and small pool.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2012

I will start with the positives. This was a really cool 1.8 mile hike round trip. The trail was easy to navigate and not that difficult. There are a lot of steps but it really wasn't hard, depending on your fitness level. There was a stream which made the hike more enjoyable. The waterfall, which is located about a mile in, was flowing quite well. The pool was beautiful and serene. The sound of the stream was peaceful. My friend walked in the pool and the water was quite cold but refreshing. The waterfall was a nice break after hiking in the heat. The views along the way were quite nice. I really enjoyed this hike and would recommend it and do it again. There is a fee, which I believe is $12.50 per person but it's really a small price to pay. I would not recommend doing this hike in extreme heat being as there is not much shade.

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Palm Desert, California
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“Beauty”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

Tahquitz canyon is worth a visit even if you don't hike or bike. The desert flowers and rustic landscape make for an enjoyable venture for tourists and residents alike

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Victoria, BC Canada
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“Nice hike to a waterfall.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

Local Indian band charges $12.50 per person to enter, a bit expensive in my opinion, but a nice hike.

Visited February 2012
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Ottawa, Canada
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“Wonderful hike”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

A great 3 hour Ranger led hike over rocky terrain to the waterfall.
The Ranger was knowledeable, friendly; we enjoyed his commentary. Wear comfy shoes that you don't mind to get very dusty.

Visited February 2012
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Kirkland, Washington
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“Nice warmup hike for more difficult ones”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

It's a one mile one way trail with interpretive points along the way leading to amverymplease,desert waterfall. Do this then do other trails like the Palm Canyon.

Visited February 2012
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