Andreas Canyon South Trail

Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, California

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Andreas Canyon South Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Palm Springs, California. It is within Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 799 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 233 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking.
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Andreas Canyon South Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Palm Springs, California. It is within Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 799 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 233 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking.
Activity Type: Hiking, Horseback Riding
Nearby City: Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
Distance: 0.8
Elevation Gain: 233 feet
Trailhead Elevation: 799 feet
Top Elevation: 804 feet
Driving Directions: Directions to Andreas Canyon South Trail
Parks: Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
Elevation Min/Max: 608/804 ft
Elevation Start/End: 799/799 ft

Andreas Canyon South Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"This short, scenic loop should be a part of any trip to the Indian Canyons. It’s especially good for families, bird-watchers, and anyone who wants to experience the serenity of the canyons in a short period of time.

The well-marked path leads past sheer rock walls and a year-round stream shaded by California fan palms to a seasonal waterfall and 1925 clubhouse once used by local hunters, then gives way to wide-open desert landscape."

"The Andreas Canyon Trail loops along a permanent creek past many small cascades, under the shade of a large palm oasis. This is a great place for a leisurely hike and a picnic."

"Andreas Canyon contains the world’s second largest California fan palm oasis and is the ancestral home of the Paniktum clan of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. This short trail follows Andreas Creek through the palm-filled canyon for a half mile, then returns along the south rim with views into the canyon. Friday through Sunday at 1 p.m., rangers lead interpretive hikes through the canyon for a nominal fee. Inquire at the entrance station for more information and to confirm times."

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May 2018