Cahuilla Canyon Trail

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5.6 km
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264 m
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Looking for an entertaining hike? The Cahuilla Canyon Trail is an unforgettable adventure in Palm Springs replete with palm trees fronting boulders, a desert landscape backed by mountains, and peppered with wildflowers. You’ll reach a lovely pool at the end, but it might be dried depending on how close to the summer months you hike.

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Route Description for Cahuilla Canyon Trail

The Cahuilla Canyon Trail is a beautiful hiking adventure in Palm Springs, California, that ranks somewhere between easy and moderate. However, while your heart rate elevates, you’ll immerse yourself in incredible views along the way! Note that the pool at the end might be dried up, depending on when you hike.

This hike is an out-back route on a trail parallel to the South Lykken Trail before curving away and hiking towards the pond at the end.

Getting to the Cahuilla Canyon Trail Trailhead

To get to the Cahuilla Canyon Trail, head to the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation.

Route Information

  • Backcountry Campground


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  • Pets allowed


  • Family friendly


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  • Route Type

    Out and back

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