There are plenty of beautiful hiking trails in and near Palm Springs for visitors to enjoy. Hiking is a great way to get exercise, spend time under the sun, and get fresh air. It’s a great way to experience Palm Springs while also practicing social distancing to make sure that you and your family maintain their health. If you’re planning a trip, try to carve out some time to spend an afternoon hiking in Palm Springs.
Hiking in Palm Springs: The Indian Canyons
The Indian Canyons, just a short distance away from Colony Palms Hotel, is a wonderful place to take a hike. The Indian Canyon features over 60 miles of hiking and walking trails, some easier than others. These trails will provide you with some of the best hiking in Palm Springs. Below, we list some of the trails you should consider hiking.
The Andreas Canyon trail is 12 miles long and considered an easy trail to hike. You’ll gain an elevation of 12 feet and see beautiful views of rock formations, sycamores, cottonwoods, willows, and the California Fan Palm as you hike along the trail.
The Murray Canton trail is just under five miles long and a moderate difficulty level. The trail ends at the Seven Sisters Waterfall, with views that you don’t want to miss. With an elevation gain of 450, it’ll be a little more challenging, but well worth it.
The Victor trail is almost three miles long with a 365 elevation gain, making it a moderately difficult trail. When you hike this trail, you’ll head up a ridge that overlooks the canyon where you’ll find picturesque views of the land below.
Hike Back to Colony Palms Hotel
After your hike, come relax at the oasis that is Colony Palms Hotel. Our beautiful rooms, colored with original mosaic tiles and fabrics, rich woods, and black-and-white vintage photos, give you a view of the lush central courtyard and our sparkling pool. Our spa and our restaurant make it so that you don’t even have to leave the hotel to find relaxation and good cuisine. We are located just a few minutes from everything to do in Palm Springs, making us not only a luxury hotel but also a convenient one. To book a room with us today, give us a call at 760-969-1800.