Tahquitz Canyon (, sometimes ) is located in Palm Springs, California on a section of the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation. The canyon descends from the Riverside County San Jacinto Mountains. It was continually inhabited for at least 5,000 years by the Native American Cahuilla people, and is one of many canyons of cultural significance to the Cahuilla. Today it is a nature preserve open to the public that is overseen by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
A second location in Riverside County also bears the name Tahquitz Canyon. It is a branch canyon of the larger Martinez Canyon in the Santa Rosa Mountains, and is located at the geographic coordinates 33°30′05″N 116°18′30″W.
|South Lykken Trailhead (0.1 miles)|
Cactus to Clouds Trail (1.2 miles)
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway (4.1 miles)
Cabazon Dinosaurs (14.9 miles)
Pioneertown (24.2 miles)
|Lost Horse Mine (25.5 miles)|
Cap Rock Nature Trail (25.5 miles)
Wall Street Mill (28.7 miles)
Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum (30.7 miles)
Cougar Vineyard and Winery (32.1 miles)
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Tahquitz Canyon, 500 W Mesquite Ave
Palm Springs, California 92264
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