Category: Palm Springs, CA

  • Hiking Tahquitz Canyon @ Palm Springs, CA

    Hiking Tahquitz Canyon @ Palm Springs, CA

    Desert Hiking by L. Bremner Palm Springs, CA One of my favorite hikes in the Coachella Valley is a moderate loop leading into Tahquitz Canyon.  The 2-mile, round-trip hike follows a creek into the canyon which leads to a 60-foot waterfall.  Along the trail you’ll encounter native plants and wildlife. Numerous canyon views and the […]

  • Super Bloom Still In Progress in Coachella Valley …

    Super Bloom Still In Progress in Coachella Valley …

    March 15th, 2019 Andreas Canyon Trail Indian Canyons Admission is $9 adults | $7 Seniors | $7 Children 6-12 |US Military  are FREE | Equestrian $11 38-520 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA On Friday afternoon, I hiked the Andreas Canyon Trail located in Indian Canyons.  The trailhead is easily accessible and is an […]

  • Can’t Find the Desert Wildflowers? Current Wildflower Reports and Maps

    Can’t Find the Desert Wildflowers? Current Wildflower Reports and Maps

    A few tips on where to find the best displays of desert wildflowers. Check our wildflower reports and maps to find the best wildflower displays. One of the factors that makes desert wildflowers unique and beautiful is that they bring color to an otherwise barren desert landscape.  The isolated fields of colorful blooms are only […]

  • Bat Research — San Jacinto Mountains National Monument

    Bat Research — San Jacinto Mountains National Monument

    Monument Volunteers Help with Bat Research A yellow bat Usually in September, people start the school year by asking their friends about the places they visited and the things they did over the summer – with typical answers like “visited family out of state, or hung out by the pool.”  But for a few volunteers […]

  • “Cool” Things To Do In Palms Springs

    “Cool” Things To Do In Palms Springs

    PALM SPRINGS, Calif., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Whether soaring on a giant tram to a pristine wilderness, taking a sunset tour through ancient canyons, or floating in a giant wave pool,Palm Springs has a variety of “cool” entertainment options for a close to home and affordable getaway. This summer, travelers can save up to 40% off and […]

  • Discover “Cool” Activities for Summer Fun in Palm Springs, California

    Discover “Cool” Activities for Summer Fun in Palm Springs, California

    PALM SPRINGS, Calif., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Whether soaring on a giant tram to a pristine wilderness, taking a sunset tour through ancient canyons, or floating in a giant wave pool,Palm Springs has a variety of “cool” entertainment options for a close to home and affordable getaway. This summer, travelers can save up to 40% off and […]

  • Day Trippin’ at Whitewater Preserve

    Whitewater Canyon & Whitewater River July 7th, 2010 Driving along the I-10 on my way to and from the desert, I always pass an exit called “Whitewater.”  It’s located just outside of Palm Springs, CA and it never fails to catch my attention.   I find myself asking, what is Whitewater? Is it a small town […]

  • Indian Canyons Wildflower Hike @ Palm Springs, CA

    Andreas Canyon Hike & Murray Canyon Hike Indian Canyons, Palm Springs, CA April 8th 2010 The wildflowers have reached their peak in the Palm Springs, CA area. The temperatures have warmed up and the pungent aroma of flowers in bloom fills the desert air.  April is the perfect month to hike the desert trails, as […]