Palm Canyon

Quartzsite, Arizona 85346

Palm Canyon

Palm Canyon Professional Review and Guide

"The short hike into Palm Canyon reveals one of nature’s more alluring surprises. Tucked into a narrow abyss of the Kofa Mountains is a grove of naturally occurring palm trees.

These, along with a few others in other secretive canyons of the Kofa Range, are thought to be the only palms native to Arizona. The name Kofa is an acronym adopted from the King of Arizona Mine in the southern end of the range."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
Trail Type
Skill Level
1 hour
Best October to April
2,100 feet
Trailhead Elevation
2,500 feet
Top Elevation
Kofa National Wildlife Refuge; Kofa Refuge Wilderness Area
Local Contacts
USGS Palm Canyon
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Oct 2018