Sports & Outdoor Recreation

Sports & Outdoor Recreation in Greater Palm Springs

Explore the abundant natural beauty of the Greater Palm Springs area on an outdoor adventure. Trails and other outdoor recreation areas are perfect for hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, horseback riding and more. Guided tours are also available for many of Greater Palm Springs’ outdoor wonders, whether you’re looking for a guided hike into a national park, a thrilling Jeep ride into an active fault line or a bike ride through box canyons and along lush agricultural fields. Or you can blaze your own path with scooter, motorcycle, ATV and mountain bike rentals.

In the wintertime, bundle up and enjoy snow sports and recreation at the top of Mount San Jacinto, or experience the thrilling game of polo as the season starts up in Indio. Speaking of thrills, don’t miss your chance to go rock climbing on larger-than-life boulders or break records as you speed around local racetracks.

Plus, sporty visitors can enjoy tennis, swimming, soccer, ice skating and more in Greater Palm Springs. Find your favorite sports and outdoor recreation options below.

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  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert

Nature trails, animal shows, a state-of-the-art wildlife hospital, and much more are featured at The Living Desert, a unique zoo and botanical garden. The exhibits include over 1,600 species…

  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club

Get behind the wheel for plenty of seat time in one of 1- or 2-day Teen Schools, Car Control Schools, or High Performance M Schools. Push a BMW to its limits and become a better driver with…

  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours

When you come to Palm Springs, you can't miss the bright yellow signature Hummers at your hotel. Adventure Hummer Tours is the original outdoor adventure company in California and have taken…

  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events

Since 1987, Desert Adventures has provided unique and memorable tours in the Greater Palm Springs area. Ride the big red Jeeps to see astonishing sites in the beautiful desert. Travel to a…

  • Big Wheel Tours

Proud to offer custom hiking tours throughout the greater Palm Springs area and beyond. The highly trained naturalist guides will provide entertaining commentary for your tour, hotel pickup…

  • La Quinta Resort Tennis Club

Consistently ranked one of the top tennis resorts in the country by Tennis Magazine and currently rated the nation’s top tennis resort by Luxury Travel Magazine, the state-of-the-art tennis…

  • Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

Opened in March 2012, this distinctive campus offers ongoing and temporary exhibitions of sculpture, painting, photography and new media. Featuring several gallery areas and is home to…

  • Tallgrass Hiking and Tours

Specialty tours are offered into the east valley agriculture area down to the Salton Sea and to select festivals and locales in Riverside, Redlands, and San Bernardino and Los Angeles. Under…

  • ATV Experience
  • ATV Experience
  • ATV Experience
  • ATV Experience
  • ATV Experience
  • ATV Experience
  • ATV Experience
  • ATV Experience
  • ATV Experience
  • ATV Experience

A guided ATV tour experience is a full service outdoor adventure waiting for you. Drive your own or go as a passenger with an adult and explore the desert trails, box canyons, rolling hills…

  • Steve’s ATV Rentals
  • Steve’s ATV Rentals
  • Steve’s ATV Rentals
  • Steve’s ATV Rentals
  • Steve’s ATV Rentals
  • Steve’s ATV Rentals
  • Steve’s ATV Rentals
  • Steve’s ATV Rentals
  • Steve’s ATV Rentals
  • Steve’s ATV Rentals

Steve’s ATV has a large inventory of quads and side-by-sides to fit all riders. Enjoy your riding experience in the Ocotillo Wells riding area on a Polaris RZR S two-seat side-by-side or a…

  • Coyote Ridge Stable

Just 20 minutes from Palm Springs. Horseback ride through the scenic foothills of Morongo Valley with breathtaking views of the San Gorgonio Mountains and Mount San Jacinto.

  • ATV Experience
  • ATV Experience
  • ATV Experience

If you are in Southern California and want an outdoor Jeep Experience to see the sights, check out ATV Experience. With A/C, guided tours are offered year round for an awesome experience in…

  • The Best of the Best Tours
  • The Best of the Best Tours
  • The Best of the Best Tours
  • The Best of the Best Tours

Tours of the Indian Canyons, Rich & Famous City Tour, Windmill Tours. If you are a group of nine or more, Best of the Best Tours can put together any tour or activity. Call for directions.…

  • Big Wheel Tours

Join the expert naturalist guides on a Palm Springs adventure to visit some of the area's most scenic back-country wonders. Comfortable Jeep Wranglers are used and along with friendly…

  • Tallgrass Hiking and Tours

Many hikes are offered for varying abilities from easy to strenuous, all beautiful and affordable. Choose from, Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, Homestead Trail Loop, Carrizo Canyon, 1000 Palms…

  • Scoot Palm Springs @ Ace Hotel
  • Scoot Palm Springs @ Ace Hotel
  • Scoot Palm Springs @ Ace Hotel
  • Scoot Palm Springs @ Ace Hotel

Palm Springs' only motor scooter rental. Rent the Genuine Buddy Scooter - the best in the business. Rent for a half day or more. Self-guided tour maps of the many unique attractions in Palm…