Adventure Hummer
Eco-Tours
Knott's Soak City / Swimming
Palm Springs Tramway
Festivals and Fairs
Golf
Hiking & Sightseeing Tours
Horse / Trail Riding
Sportfishing & Whale Watching
Tennis
Roller Blade and Bike Paths
Wildflowers


ECO-TOURS

Palm Springs Wildlands Preserve Nature TourPalm Springs Wildlands Preserve Nature Tour

PalmSprings.com offers several Jeep/Hummer tours. Experience adventure and fun with an unexpected twist of luxury! We'll take you to breathtaking locations in air-conditioned comfort, in the world's best-in-class all-terrain HUMMER H2. With knowledgeable, expert guides, we invite you to join us for an off road journey of a lifetime!

- Palm Springs Wildlands Preserve Nature Tour

- San Andreas Fault Small-Group Jeep Tour from Palm Springs

- Indian Canyons by Jeep plus Hiking Tour from Palm Springs

- Sunset and Nighttime Stargazing Tour to the San Andreas Fault from Palm Springs

- Little Grand Canyon 4x4 Tour From Palm Desert

- San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour

- The Earthquake Canyon Bike Express

- Joshua Tree National Park Tour

HORSEBACK RIDING & HORSE SHOWS

Coyote Ridge StableCoyote Ridge Stable
s Welcome to Coyote Ridge Stable—the High Desert’s premier horseback riding facility! Located just 20 minutes north of Palm Springs, California, our guided trail rides take you through the canyons of Morongo Valley, with beautiful views of the San Gorgonio mountains and Mt. San Jacinto. We offer a variety of rides for all skill levels, and all of our rides are accompanied by a knowledgable guide to ensure the safety of our guests and horses. At Coyote Ridge, you can ride with assurance, knowing that we provide ASTM certified safety helmets of all sizes for riders, and our stable is fully insured. Our horses are seasoned, safe trail horses, but they retain their individual personalities, making them fun to ride...more

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The Indio Desert Circuit Horse Show
Held January 26 thru March 12th, the Desert Circuit is largest hunter/jumper event West of the Mississippi.


Palm Springs Aerial TramwayPALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAMWAY

Palm Springs Tramway Tickets

Cars depart at least every half hour from 10 a.m., Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. weekends and holiday periods. Last car for the Palm Springs TRAM is up is 8 p.m. with the last car down at 9:45 p.m.

Five towers support four 1-7/8" steel cables as well as four hauling cables, two auxiliary cables and a communications cable. The first tower is the tallest at 214' high; Tower Number Four is the shortest at 56 1/2' high. The weight of steel in the five towers totals 263 tons; the weight of the 11 cables totals 330 tons. The maximum span between towers is 3,455' between Towers 3 and 4.

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SPORTFISHING & WHALE WATCHINGSport Fishing

Newport Landing
A short 90 minure drive from Palm Springs, Newport Landing offers world class sportfishing and whale watching off of Newport and Laguna Beach. Our fishing trips fish Laguna Beach coastline, Catalina Island, and many other destinations. Yellowtail to 40lbs, halibut, white sea bass, red snapper, and many more. Hundreds of fish per trip is not uncommon. Giant Blue Whales, Grey whales, dolphin, several other species of whale, seals, and many other marine creatures can be viewed ....MORE


Date FestivalFESTIVALS & FAIRS


Held annually around St. Valentine's Day, the Riverside Date Festival began as a celebration of the date harvest. 800-863-8247



HIKING & SIGHTSEEING TOURS

Canyon HikingThe Coachella Valley is a hiker's dream of canyons and pathways.

Indian Canyon - Cahuilla Indians 760-345-5673

Happy Traveler RV Park Community hikes Wed. (Nov. - Mar.)
211 West Mesquite 760-325-7530

The Sierra Club Saturday and Sunday in season
760-321-5778

Coachella Valley Hiking Club - weekends year-round, plus some week days (Nov. - May)
760-345-6234

Joshua Tree National Park ToursJoshua Tree National Park Tours

Joshua Tree National Park Adventure - This tour takes you to one of the nation's most outstanding wilderness treasures, Joshua Tree National Park you will use a rugged back country trail through the Little San Bernadino Mountains to take clients from the Colorado Desert to over 4000 feet elevation in the Mojave Desert. You will be treated to magnificent unspoiled desert vistas, spectacular rock formations, unique plant and animal life, and outstanding geology.

JOSHUA TREE JEEP TOURS

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, 54 miles of hiking trails in Mt. San Jacinto Wilderness. Get Day Permits at Ranger Station in Long Valley. 760-327-0222. Get Overnight Permits at State Park Headquarters in Idyllwild. 909-659-260


WATER ACTIVITIES

Knott's Soak City Palm SpringsWet 'n' Wild Palm Springs - Open: thru September 1st - Located in the heart of Located in the heart of Palm Springs, Wet 'n' Wild Palm Springs offers a great way to beat the heat of our warm, Southern California summers. The theme of the water park is inspired by the California surf culture of the 1950's, with old Woodie cars, surf music, the roar of the water and the smell of tanning lotion. Wet 'n' Wild Palm Springs is all about thrills, chills, and making a big splash!

1500 S. Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92264
(760) 327-0499

Wet 'n' Wild Palm Springs!

Palm Springs Swim Center - Located in Sunrise Park on Sunrise Way and Ramon Rd., the Palm Springs Swim Center features a 50-meter Olympic-size public pool, two 1-meter diving boards, one 3-meter board, spacious lawns, sun deck and a separate section for children. The temperature is maintained at 80-84 degrees. Instruction for all ages.

Open April - Sept. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct.-Mar. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Night swimming in summer. Admission $3.50 adults, $2.50 children 4-12, 3 and under are free with paid adult. Swim card is $49 for 25 swims and requires a membership to purchase. 760-323-8278

BICYCLING

See our Bike and Rollerblade paths.


Palm Springs WildflowersWILDFLOWERS

Palm Springs Wildflowers Viewing Locations - The Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office offers several great locations for wildflower viewing for those looking for a scenic drive. While the wildflower bloom is not as spectacular or intense as spring of 2008 due to the late rainfall, there are sections in eastern region of Riverside County that received springs rain that have not seen any significant amount since 2005. While this means you may not encounter vast carpets of wildflowers, there is a wider variety of species to look for while hiking.



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