Palm Canyon

We’re in Palm Desert, CA for a few weeks.  One of the fun things to do here is hike in the Indian Canyons on the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation.  On Monday we hiked in Palm Canyon.  The canyon is 15 miles long.  At first you follow along a stream through the world’s largest California Fan Palm Oasis.  Then the path takes you up and back over the stark, rocky desert above the canyon.  There’s a beautiful contrast between the hot desert and cool oasis. 

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   DSC07072 (2) The Oasis


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         DSC07104 (2) Barrel Cactus

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                                  Looking back toward Palm Springs.


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They have Hummingbird feeders at the beginning of the trail. 

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                                                             Look, ma, no hands.

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Gracia's Travels is a photo blog. I always take too many pictures on trips so I justify my compulsion with this blog! The blog is mostly photos - they tell the best part of the story. Please contact me if you would like to use any of my photos.
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One Response to Palm Canyon

  1. Mary Holm says:

    Beautiful photos, Gracia!

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