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
  • 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. Explore the…

  • Celebrity Tours ®

More than 500 stars and celebrities have called Palm Springs their desert oasis. Award winning guides will share the stories passed down for more than 45 years. This spectacular 2 1/2 hour…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Big Wheel Tours

Enjoy sightseeing the best of Palm Springs and the stunning desert landscape with expert guides by Jeep, bike, or hike. Step-on guides also available. TCP #21325

  • Eldorado Polo Club

Since 1957, Eldorado Polo Club has been blending the allure of the 1,000 year old game of polo with the glamour of Los Angeles and Palm Springs, and mixing in a lot of cowboy for good…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Big League Dreams Sports Park
  • Big League Dreams Sports Park
  • Big League Dreams Sports Park

Every amateur athlete's dream. Replicas of Wrigley Field, Yankee Stadium, and Fenway Park. Indoor and outdoor soccer, sand volleyball, batting cages, horseshoe pits, restaurant, bar, and…

  • Empire Polo Club & Event Facility
  • Empire Polo Club & Event Facility
  • Empire Polo Club & Event Facility

Enjoy the thrill of watching world-class polo games at one of the most beautiful polo clubs in the world. General admission is free and games are open to the public, year-round. Empire Polo…

  • 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.…

  • 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…