Indian Canyons

Palm Springs promises a unique vacation experience thanks to its robust list of attractions, including Joshua Tree National Park, Palm Springs Air Museum, and Moorten Botanical Gardens. The famous Indian Canyons in the rocky fissures of the San Jacinto Mountain range is another Palm Springs favorite, drawing massive droves of visitors looking to connect with nature. Here’s what you need to know about Indian Canyons.

How Much Is the Entry Fee to Indian Canyons?

Admission charges vary depending on age, with adults paying $12, seniors over 62 or students (with a valid student ID) paying $7, and kids aged 6 to 12 paying $6. If you’re a military personnel, entry is free with U.S. military identification. You can also access the preserve on horseback, with equestrian admission costing $11.

How Do You Get There?

Indian Canyons lies 4.8 miles from Palm Springs, with the quickest route via North Palm Canyon Drive. From downtown Palm Springs, drive roughly 470 feet along East Alejo Road and turn left onto North Palm Canyon Drive. After a two-mile journey, during which you’ll pass by Bank of America, take a slight right onto South Palm Canyon Drive for the remaining 2.7-mile trip. Once you arrive, you’ll have access to three parking lots.

Why Should You Visit?

The Indian Canyons feature beautiful clear streams, lovely waterfalls, and shaded palm trees, making them an excellent spot for a scenic hike. The Indian Canyons incorporate the Andreas, Murray, and Palm Canyons, each offering breathtaking views of the surrounding terrain. Explore the vast network of trails on ranger-led interpretive hikes, including 1.5-hour excursions from Friday through Sunday and 30-minute experiences from Monday through Thursday. Aside from stunning rock formations, the trails offer spectacular sightings of local flora, including willows, sycamores, and the majestic California Fan Palm.

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