Like a walk back in time, this desert oasis offers a tranquil journey along foot trails through shady groves of native palms along a quiet stream, passing beautiful rock formations. Rock ledges have ancient bedrock mortars used by Native American Cahuilla women centuries ago in food preparation. A scenic foot trail leads through the canyon passing groves of stately skirted palms, unusual rock formations and the perennial Andreas Creek.
SummerTree offers fun natural history walking tours of this captivating desert oasis. Join us to learn about the native plants, migrant and resident birds, and indigenous wildlife and peoples that have made this lush oasis their home over the ages. During this easy 2-mile walk, we will share the valuable uses of the native plants by indigenous peoples, identify any birds or wildlife that cross our path, and relate stories of the interwoven lives of desert plants and animals. Located in the Indian Canyons area on South Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, this lush oasis will transport you into another world.
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