Painted Canyon And The Mecca Hills

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  • Address: Palm Springs, CA, USA, United States
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Family And Kids, Canyon, Hill

Located around 40 miles to southeast of Palm Springs; the Mecca hills are a result of the convergence of North American Plate and Pacific Plate. The San Andreas Fault has resulted into unique geological formations and Painted Canyon is one such phenomena. Set in the heart of the hills, the Painted Canyons exhibit vivid shades of rose, pink, red, purple and green. The Canyon runs in a general north-south direction and is distinguished by Ironwood, smoke trees and Palo Verde.

The area also presents a rare Mecca Aster- Lilac tinted bloom flowers which resemble to daisy. Ocotillo, cactus, lizards, snakes, and prairie falcons are also a delight to observe.

Occasionally, bighorn sheep crossing over the Orocopio Mountain in search of water can be spotted.

Painted Canyon And The Mecca Hills Travel Tips

  • Includes a lot of walking, not suitable for infants, senior citizens, pregnant women or individual with medical problems.
  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Carry your own food and drinks.

Entrance Ticket Details For Painted Canyon And The Mecca Hills

  • Entry is free.

How to Reach Painted Canyon And The Mecca Hills

  • Car

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  • Painted Canyon And The Mecca Hills Address: Palm Springs, CA, USA, United States
  • Painted Canyon And The Mecca Hills Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Painted Canyon And The Mecca Hills(preferred time): 08:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Painted Canyon And The Mecca Hills: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 44.59% of people who visit Palm Springs include Painted Canyon And The Mecca Hills in their plan

  • 34.09% of people start their Painted Canyon And The Mecca Hills visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Painted Canyon And The Mecca Hills

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Painted Canyon And The Mecca Hills

People normally club together Coachella Valley Preserve and Cabazon Dinosaur Museum while planning their visit to Painted Canyon And The Mecca Hills.

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