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BREAKING NEWS: Tahquitz and Indian Canyons Closed Due to Mountain Fire

David Reese

BREAKING NEWS: Tahquitz and Indian Canyons Closed Due to Mountain Fire

CREATED Jul. 19, 2013

PALM SPRINGS -- The Tahquitz and Indian Canyons, owned and maintained by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, would typically be open for the summer schedule, which includes Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Due to the wildfire burning since Monday afternoon, the area is closed to visitors until further notice.

Tahquitz and Indian Canyons, an approximate 56-square mile area that includes more than 60 miles of trails, attract more than 125,000 visitors a year to enjoy the scenic trails, plants, wildlife and cultural sites.

Currently, more than 6,000 acres burned so far are on the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians reservation. The world-renowned Canyons, which are significant to the Tribe’s history, are listed on the National Register of Historic Places

More information on Indian Canyons, click here.

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