Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs

4.4
#4 of 21 in Parks in Palm Springs
Inhabited for thousands of years by the Cahuilla tribe, Tahquitz Canyon remains part of the tribe's legacy and is now overseen by the tribe's Agua Caliente Band. Walk the 3.2 km (2 mi) hiking trail through the canyon to Tahquitz Falls. The falls collect in a shallow pool you can wade through. The water also feeds an oasis of palms and desert growth that lines the trail. If you hike to the falls, bring drinking water, sunscreen, and a towel to dry your feet after wading. Make Tahquitz Canyon a part of your Palm Springs vacation plans using our Palm Springs visit planner.
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  • This hike is listed as an easy hike in our local hiking book; however, there are plenty of 15” high steps which may require a bit more effort than what some may consider “easy”. Therefore, be wary of ...  more »
  • With a spring day this beautiful we had to get outside and enjoy it. We decided to try Tahquitz canyon again. Last year it was dry, today it was anything but. There was no stream or waterfall last yea...  more »
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  • God's beautiful creation. Not difficult, but tiring. the waterfall at the end is amazing, relaxing, rejuvenating. Easier walking back. But, I'll be icing my knee.
  • Very beautiful place. Waterfall is amazing. We also saw a huge heard of big horn sheep! There were about 10 of them on the side of the cliff. Only gave it 4 stars because I hate having to pay $12.50 to walk in nature

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