Hike: Palm Springs – Andreas Canyon

andreas canyon in palm springs

Andreas Canyon is one of the Indian Canyons in Palm Springs. The short and easy trail around Andreas Creek is a welcome break from the usual desert hikes. It’s lush and green. It’s an oasis.

The 1-mile hike around Andreas Canyon

There is a short and easy trail along Andreas Creek. It’s about 1 mile long and easy to follow and good for all levels. One side of the creek is shaded, the other fairly open. Bear that in mind when hiking during the hotter months.

andreas canyon trail along creek

More trails in Andreas Canyon

There are a few other spots you can hike once you are within the Andreas Canyon area of the Indian Canyons. You can walk down Palm Canyon Trail, where you can join a ranger-led hike or a ranger talk on select days during the week.

Don’t get spooked by this sign, but do watch out!

Murray Canyon is accessible from the same entry with further trails. Check out the Murray Canyon & Andreas Canyon trail map.

Andreas Canyon Trail Details

Hike: Loop trail

Length: 1 Mile

Park/Entry: Take S Palm Canyon drive off Highway 111 in Palm Springs and follow the road to the entry booth

Entry Fees Yes. See Indian Canyons website

When to go: Open daily October through June and weekends only July through September

Don’t forget: water, sunscreen, a hat, your camera

 
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