Palm Springs, California

Hike the Murray Canyon Trail

3 Miles Total - 200 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Originally added by Sal Cavazos

Murray Canyon is an easy to moderate hike south of Andreas Canyon. Foot and equestrian trails lead to beautiful recreational areas among the many palm trees. 

A very scenic 3-mile round trip with rewarding water fall after 1.5 mile hike/stroll in. Lucky visitors may catch a glimpse of the Peninsula Big Horn Sheep (an endangered species), mule deer or other wild animals still roaming the high ground above the canyon. Less visited, Murray Canyon has its own secluded beauty. The endangered Least Bells Vireo bird is known to nest here. Watch out for snakes in the summer time.

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Fitness
Chillin
Photography
Running
Backpacking
Hiking
Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Groups
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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